Immune Definition

ĭ-myo͝on
adjective
Protected against something disagreeable or harmful.
Webster's New World
Not subject to an obligation imposed on others; exempt.
Immune from being eliminated in a contest.
American Heritage
Having legal immunity.
Immune from taxation.
American Heritage
Not affected by a given influence; unresponsive.
Immune to persuasion.
American Heritage
Not susceptible to some specified disease because of the presence of the specific antibodies.
Webster's New World
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noun
An immune person.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Immune

Noun

Singular:
immune
Plural:
immunes

Origin of Immune

  • From Middle French immun, from Latin immūnis (“exempt from public service”), from in- (“not”) + mūnus (“service”)

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English from Latin immūnis mei-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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