Impervious vs Impermeabile - What's the difference?

impervious | impermeabile |


As adjectives the difference between impervious and impermeabile

is that impervious is unaffected or unable to be affected by while impermeabile is impermeable, -proof.

As a noun impermeabile is

raincoat, trench coat, mackintosh, mac.

impervious

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Unaffected or unable to be affected by.
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  • Preventive of any penetration; impenetrable, impermeable, particularly of water.
  • Immune to damage or effect.
  • Antonyms

    * pervious

    Derived terms

    * imperviously * imperviousness

    impermeabile

    Not English

    Impermeabile has no English definition. It may be misspelled.

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