impregnability impregnability

Definition(s):

  • (n) having the strength to withstand attack

Usage(s):

  1. The Duveen offices in Manhattan have an air of grim impregnability rather than a cordial fagade.
  2. The managing director, Jacques Guenet, had been so convinced of his vault's impregnability that he had failed to install any kind of electronic alarm system.
  3. The most grievous wound may be to the myth of Los Alamos' impregnability.

Quotes

  • AWB misled the Australian government and the UN by hiding its activities through "a closed culture of superiority and impregnability, of dominance and self-importance", Cole said.
    on Nov 26, 2006 By: Terence Cole Source: Turkish Press

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