Impervious vs Implacable - What's the difference?

impervious | implacable |


As adjectives the difference between impervious and implacable

is that impervious is unaffected or unable to be affected by while implacable is not able to be placated or appeased.

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

    implacable

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Not able to be placated or appeased.
  • Adamant; immovable.