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Princeton's WordNet

  1. immuneadjective

    a person who is immune to a particular infection

  2. immuneadjective

    relating to the condition of immunity

    "the immune system"

  3. immuneadjective

    secure against

    "immune from taxation as long as he resided in Bermuda"; "immune from criminal prosecution"

  4. immune, resistantadjective

    relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or infection)

  5. immuneadjective

    (usually followed by `to') not affected by a given influence

    "immune to persuasion"


  1. Immuneadjective

    (Med.) Protected from disease due to the action of the immune system, especially by having been inoculated against or previously exposed to a disease.

    Etymology: [L. immunis. See Immunity.]

  2. Immuneadjective

    (Med.) Of or pertaining to the immune system or the components of the immune system.

    Etymology: [L. immunis. See Immunity.]

  3. Immuneadjective

    Not responsive; as, immune to suggestion.

    Etymology: [L. immunis. See Immunity.]


  1. immunenoun

    A person who is not susceptible to infection by a particular disease

    Etymology: From immunis, from in- + munus

  2. immuneadjective

    Exempt; not subject to

    As a diplomat, you are immune from prosecution.

    Etymology: From immunis, from in- + munus

  3. immuneadjective

    Protected by inoculation, or due to innate resistance to pathogens

    I am immune to chicken pox.

    Etymology: From immunis, from in- + munus

  4. immuneadjective

    Not vulnerable

    Alas, she was immune to my charms.

    Etymology: From immunis, from in- + munus

  5. immuneadjective

    Of or pertaining to the immune system

    We examined the patient's immune response.

    Etymology: From immunis, from in- + munus

Webster Dictionary

  1. Immuneadjective

    exempt; protected by inoculation

    Etymology: [L. immunis. See Immunity.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Immune

    im-mūn′, adj. free from obligation: not liable to infection.—n. Immun′ity, state of being immune: exemption: privilege. [Fr.,—L. in, not, munis, serving, obliging.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of immune in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of immune in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of immune in a Sentence

  1. Stephen Huang:

    China's stock market has become increasingly immune to bad news from the trade war. No more panic selling.

  2. Anthony Fauci:

    No vaccine, at least not within this category, is going to have an indefinite amount of protection, inevitably, there will be a time when we'll have to give boosts. What we're doing literally on a weekly and monthly basis is following cohorts of patients to determine if, when and whom should get it. But right now at this moment, other than the immune compromised, we're not going to be giving boosters to people.

  3. New York coach Jesse Marsch:

    You have nights like this, we’re not immune to it, it’s a night where you feel like everything that can go wrong does. I feel strongly that we’re a good team, but there’s going to be nights where everything seems to go against you.

  4. Bob Dorfman:

    So far, nothing they've done seems to bother fans, it's the Teflon sport. No matter what happens ratings go up, attendance goes up, revenue goes up. It seems to be immune to any kind of scandal.

  5. The Atlantic:

    Despite some shifting numbers, neither our vaccines nor our immune systems are failing us, or even coming close. Vaccine effectiveness isn’t a monolith, and neither is immunity. Staying safe from a virus depends on host and pathogen alike; a change in either can chip away at the barriers that separate the two without obliterating them, which is exactly what we’re seeing now.

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