immune

To be immune to something is to be resistant to it. If you had chickenpox as a child, you should be immune to it now.

The adjective immune comes from the Latin word immunis, which means “exempt from public service.” If you're protected — or exempt — from disease, injury, work, insults, or accusations, then you're immune. Vaccinations serve to make people immune to certain diseases. Being a diplomat makes people immune to certain legal persecution. To be immune to bullying means that you don’t let the bad behavior of your peers get you down.

Definitions of immune
1

adj relating to the condition of immunity

“the immune system”

adj relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or infection)

Synonyms:
resistant
insusceptible, unsusceptible
not susceptible to

adj (usually followed by `to') not affected by a given influence

immune to persuasion”
Synonyms:
unaffected
undergoing no change when acted upon

adj secure against

immune from taxation as long as he resided in Bermuda”
immune from criminal prosecution”
Synonyms:
exempt
(of persons) freed from or not subject to an obligation or liability (as e.g. taxes) to which others or other things are subject

n a person who is immune to a particular infection

Examples:
Typhoid Mary
United States cook who was an immune carrier of typhoid fever and who infected dozens of people (1870-1938)
Types:
carrier, immune carrier
(medicine) a person (or animal) who has some pathogen to which he is immune but who can pass it on to others
Type of:
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul
a human being

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