immune

Part of speech: noun

One who is exempt.

Part of speech: adjective

Exempt, as from disease.

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Usage examples "immune":

  1. You and Peter are immune, so I sha'n't waste any of my precious ammunition on you. - "Peter A Novel of Which He is Not the Hero", F. Hopkinson Smith.
  2. But he had started with a sound constitution, and somehow persuaded himself, in spite of warnings, that he was immune. - "The White Wolf and Other Fireside Tales", Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.
  3. When a player is hard pressed or breathless, or does not wish to play, he may become immune from tagging by crossing any one finger over its neighbor on either hand, as the forefinger over the middle finger. - "Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium", Jessie H. Bancroft.