What does the word immunity mean?

Usage examples for immunity

  1. " It will have to go if you want immunity from sickness," said Dalton. – Banked Fires by E. W. (Ethel Winifred) Savi
  2. To some He's given gold that buys Immunity from petty care, Freedom and leisure and the prize Of pleasing books and pictures fair. – Sonnets and Other Verse by W. M. MacKeracher
  3. None of her other experiments had resulted in an engagement- an immunity which she now humbly attributed to the watchful Jimmie- and she was dismayed at the determined and matter- of- fact way in which she was called upon to fulfil her promise. – New Faces by Myra Kelly