What does the word immunity mean?

  • Nonsusceptibility to the invasive or pathogenic effects of foreign microorganisms or to the toxic effect of antigenic substances.

Usage examples for immunity

  1. He felt, when he had said it, that the words, in spite of his care, were cruel; that she would feel them as cruel; he had gone too fast; had tried to grasp at his immunity too hastily. – The Nest, The White Pagoda, The Suicide, A Forsaken Temple, Miss Jones and The Masterpiece by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  2. His success and his immunity in his reckless feats seem marvelous. – Benjamin Franklin by John Torrey Morse, Jr.
  3. Not much, responded Demorest, dryly; but if people choose to believe this bluff gotten up by the petty thieves themselves to increase their importance and secure their immunity- they can. – The Argonauts of North Liberty by Bret Harte

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