HyperDic: impenetrable

English > 3 senses of the word impenetrable:
ADJECTIVEallimpenetrablenot admitting of penetration or passage into or through
allimpenetrable, dense, heavypermitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter
allimpenetrableimpossible to understand
impenetrable > pronunciation
Soundsihmpeh'nahtrahbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > impenetrable: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot admitting of penetration or passage into or through.
Examples
  • "an impenetrable fortress"
  • "impenetrable rain forests"
Narrowerdense, thickHard to pass through because of dense growth
OppositepenetrableAdmitting of penetration or passage into or through
Spanishimpenetrable
Catalanimpenetrable
Nounsimpenetrabilitythe quality of being impenetrable (by people or light or missiles etc.)
English > impenetrable: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningpermitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter.
Example "impenetrable gloom"
Synonymsdense, heavy
Broaderthickrelatively dense / dense in consistency
Spanishdenso, espeso, impenetrable, tupido
Catalandens, impenetrable
English > impenetrable: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningimpossible to understand.
Example"impenetrable jargon"
Broaderincomprehensible, uncomprehensibleDifficult to understand
Spanishimpenetrable
Catalanimpenetrable
Nounsimpenetrablenessincomprehensibility by virtue of being too dense to understand

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