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Impossible to pass through or enter,
  1. Impossible to pass through or enter
    • - a dark, impenetrable forest
  2. (of a club or group) Secretive and exclusive
    • - an impenetrable clique
  3. Impervious to new ideas or influences
    • - his career shows just how impenetrable European assumptions were
  4. (of matter) Incapable of occupying the same space as other matter at the same time

  5. Impossible to understand
    • - impenetrable interviews with French intellectuals

  1. not admitting of penetration or passage into or through; "an impenetrable fortress"; "impenetrable rain forests"
  2. dense: permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter; "dense smoke"; "heavy fog"; "impenetrable gloom"
  3. impossible to understand; "impenetrable jargon"
  4. (impenetrableness) impenetrability: incomprehensibility by virtue of being too dense to understand
  5. In metaphysics, impenetrability is the name given to that quality of matter whereby two bodies cannot occupy the same space at the same time. ...
  6. not penetrable; incomprehensible; inscrutable
  7. Inaccessible. See Phase Impenetrability Condition.
  8. Term applied historically to the area of the dry chaco with the most inhospitable conditions for white settlement, due to lack of water; the name of a zone of northwestern Chaco Province.
  9. incapable of being penetrated
  10. Unable to pass, blocked