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His dark and cruel nature was unsusceptible of a noble or generous impulse.

Even if he was now unsusceptible to her revenge—all the same!

This thesis seems to me axiomatic and unsusceptible of argument.

They are mere militia, brave as men can be, but unsusceptible of discipline.

No one would have felt himself interested in denying conclusions which would have been unsusceptible of practical application.

The Colonel, who was not unsusceptible to flattery, was visibly impressed by this tribute.

There is no want of groups of this kind; and many of them are so natural as to be unsusceptible of improvement.

She did not know how it was, but the fact was indisputable; her undisturbed and unsusceptible content was over for ever.

For this reason all animal substances are very apt to putrefy, and are unsusceptible of the first degrees of fermentation.

North of that line, there is a clear cut entirely, unsusceptible of misinterpretation.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600 (susceptive in the same sense is recorded from 1540s), from Late Latin susceptibilis "capable, sustainable, susceptible," from Latin susceptus, past participle of suscipere "sustain, support, acknowledge," from sub "up from under" + capere "to take" (see capable). Related: Susceptibility.

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