HyperDic: immunity

English > 4 senses of the word immunity:
NOUNstateimmunity, unsusceptibilitythe state of not being susceptible
stateimmunity, resistance(medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease
attributeimmunitythe quality of being unaffected by something
actimmunity, exemption, granting immunityan act exempting someone
immunity > pronunciation
Soundsihmyuw'nahtiy; ihmyuw'nihtiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > immunity: 4 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe state of not being susceptible.
Synonymunsusceptibility
Narrowerexemption, freedomimmunity from an obligation or duty
Broadercondition, statusA state at a particular time
Oppositesusceptibility, susceptiblenessThe state of being susceptible
Spanishinmunidad
Adjectivesimmunerelating to the condition of immunity
English > immunity: 4 senses > noun 2, state
Meaning(medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease.
Synonymresistance
Categorymedicine, medical specialtyThe branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
Narroweracquired immunityimmunity to a particular disease that is not innate but has been acquired during life
immunogenicityThe property of eliciting an immune response
natural immunity, innate immunityimmunity to disease that occurs as part of an individual's natural biologic makeup
Broadercondition, statusA state at a particular time
Spanishinmunidad
Adjectivesimmunerelating to the condition of immunity
immunerelating to or conferring immunity / immunity (to disease or infection)
English > immunity: 4 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being unaffected by something.
Example"immunity to criticism"
BroaderinvulnerabilityThe property of being invulnerable
Spanishinmunidad
Catalanimmunitat
Adjectivesimmune(usually followed by 'to') not affected by a given influence
English > immunity: 4 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningAn act exempting someone.
Example"he was granted immunity from prosecution"
Synonymsexemption, granting immunity
NarrowerfixAn exemption granted / granted after influence (e.g., money) is brought to bear
official immunitypersonal immunity accorded to a public official from liability to anyone injured / injured by actions that are the consequence of exerting official authority
sovereign immunityAn exemption that precludes bringing a suit against the sovereign government without the government's consent
use immunity, testimonial immunityAn exemption that displaces the privilege against self-incrimination
Broaderrelease, waiver, dischargeA formal written statement of relinquishment
Spanishdispensa, exención, inmunidad
Catalandispensa, exempció, immunitat
Adjectivesimmunesecure against

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