What does immunity mean?

Definitions for immunity
ɪˈmyu nɪ tiim·mu·ni·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unsusceptibility, immunitynoun

    the state of not being susceptible

    "unsusceptibility to rust"

  2. immunity, resistancenoun

    (medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease

  3. immunitynoun

    the quality of being unaffected by something

    "immunity to criticism"

  4. exemption, immunity, granting immunitynoun

    an act exempting someone

    "he was granted immunity from prosecution"

Wiktionary

  1. immunitynoun

    The state of being insusceptible to something; notably:

    Etymology: From immunitas, in the legal sense; the medical use was borrowed from German or French

  2. immunitynoun

    A resistance to a specific thing.

    Etymology: From immunitas, in the legal sense; the medical use was borrowed from German or French

Webster Dictionary

  1. Immunityadjective

    freedom or exemption from any charge, duty, obligation, office, tax, imposition, penalty, or service; a particular privilege; as, the immunities of the free cities of Germany; the immunities of the clergy

    Etymology: [L. immunitas, fr. immunis free from a public service; pref. im- not + munis complaisant, obliging, cf. munus service, duty: cf. F. immunit. See Common, and cf. Mean, a.]

  2. Immunityadjective

    freedom; exemption; as, immunity from error

    Etymology: [L. immunitas, fr. immunis free from a public service; pref. im- not + munis complaisant, obliging, cf. munus service, duty: cf. F. immunit. See Common, and cf. Mean, a.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Immunity

    Nonsusceptibility to the invasive or pathogenic effects of foreign microorganisms or to the toxic effect of antigenic substances.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of immunity in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of immunity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of immunity in a Sentence

  1. Gloria Schmidt:

    You dont need immunity when you have the truth.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    I am very pleased that he flip-flopped on the immunity legislation.

  3. Claudia Hoyen:

    I hope this makes a lot of seniors really excited about the news that they are now eligible for boosters if they're six months out, and as we're going into winter we want to be sure that everyone's immunity is up, so now would also be a good time for those seniors to go ahead and think about boosters and flu shots.

  4. Peter Marks:

    I don't think that we want to think that these vaccines have somehow failed us, it may simply be that to get the kind of really good immunity against Covid-19 that we get with some other vaccines, it may take a series of three vaccinations, much the same way that hepatitis B for adults and multiple childhood vaccination primary series, you need to get a vaccination, you know, 0, 1 ; or 0, 2 and 4 ; or 0, 2 and 6 months.

  5. John Barrasso:

    Tracy Stone-Manning collaborated with eco-terrorists, she worked with extreme environmental activists who spiked trees, threatening the lives and livelihoods of loggers. While she was given immunity from prosecution to testify against her companions in court, her actions were disgraceful.

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