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English noun: immunity

1. immunity (state) the state of not being susceptible


SamplesUnsusceptibility to rust.


Synonymsunsusceptibility


Broader (hypernym)condition, status


Narrower (hyponym)exemption, freedom


Antonymssusceptibility, susceptibleness

2. immunity (state) (medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease


Synonymsresistance


Broader (hypernym)condition, status


Narrower (hyponym)acquired immunity, immunogenicity, innate immunity, natural immunity


Domain categorymedical specialty, medicine

3. immunity (attribute) the quality of being unaffected by something


SamplesImmunity to criticism.


Broader (hypernym)invulnerability

4. immunity (act) an act exempting someone


SamplesHe was granted immunity from prosecution.


Synonymsexemption, granting immunity


Broader (hypernym)discharge, release, waiver


Narrower (hyponym)fix, official immunity, sovereign immunity, testimonial immunity, use immunity









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