Ultimately, the child loses self-esteem, leaving an impression to the outside world that he is impervious to rehabilitation.
When did we begin to allow, let alone forgive, let alone encourage work that is so rhetorical, so impervious to public engagement?
He was not entirely impervious to new evidence, however.
Second, commerce is impervious to modern political boundaries.
While the Savoy remains one of the more traditional tearooms in London, even this traditional establishment is not impervious to modernisation.
Our council seem impervious to criticism and oblivious to basic common sense.
True, they get pretty chilly if the fire goes out, but wrapped in a double duvet and lying on your own personal sheepskin, you'll be impervious to the cold.
They seem impervious to everything, even poison.
His calculations are based on ideas that do not necessarily correspond to reality and are often impervious to outside influences.
Young and oddly confident, they are blind to their deficiencies and impervious to the daunting odds stacked against them.