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English noun: immunity

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

SamplesUnsusceptibility to rust.


Broader (hypernym)condition, status

Narrower (hyponym)exemption, freedom

Antonymssusceptibility, susceptibleness

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


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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