Impervious vs Unstirred - What's the difference?

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Impervious is a related term of unstirred.

As adjectives the difference between impervious and unstirred

is that impervious is unaffected or unable to be affected by while unstirred is that has not been mixed by stirring.




(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




    (en adjective)
  • That has not been mixed by stirring.
  • Not stirred or emotionally excited.
  • * Charlotte Brontë, Villette
  • Inadventurous, unstirred by impulses of practical ambition, I was capable of sitting twenty years teaching infants the hornbook, turning silk dresses and making children's frocks.


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