Inviolable vs Impervious - What's the difference?
As adjectives the difference between inviolable and impervious
is that inviolable
is not violable; not to be infringed while impervious
is unaffected or unable to be affected by.
Not violable; not to be infringed.
Not susceptible of violence, or of being profaned, corrupted, or dishonoured.
Incapable of being injured or invaded.
* (not violable) unbreakable, unbreachable
* (not susceptible of being profaned) holy, sacred, sacrosanct
* (incapable of being injured or invaded) invincible, unassailable
* (not violable) incompliable (incapable of being complied''); violable, breakable (''capable of being violated )
* (not susceptible of being profaned) violable
* (incapable of being injured or invaded) invadable
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.