noun see impassible I

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  • impassibility —    Impassibility is the divine property of being incapable of being externally acted upon and, thus, of being immune from suffering. Of all the properties of God in classical theism, impassibility is probably the most controversial and widely… …   Christian Philosophy

  • Impassibility — (from Latin in , not , passibilis , able to suffer, experience emotion ) describes the theological doctrine that God does not experience pain or pleasure from the actions of another being. Some theological systems portray God as a being subject… …   Wikipedia

  • Impassibility — Im*pas si*bil i*ty, a. [L. impassibilitas: cf. F. impassibilit[ e].] The quality or condition of being impassible; insusceptibility of injury from external things. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • impassibility — (|)im, əm+ noun ( es) Etymology: Middle English impassibilite, from Middle French or Late Latin; Middle French impassibilité, from Late Latin impassibilitat , impassibilitas, from impassibilis + itat , itas ity : the quality or state of being… …   Useful english dictionary

  • impassibility — See impassible. * * * …   Universalium

  • impassibility — noun The state or condition of being impassible …   Wiktionary

  • impassibility — n. lack of susceptibility to pain or suffering; lack of susceptibility to injury or harm; insensitivity, lack of emotion …   English contemporary dictionary

  • impassibility — n. 1. Impassiveness, insensibility, impassivity, lack of feeling, indifference. 2. Incapability of suffering, insusceptibility to pain or grief, impassivity, impassiveness, sovereign omnipotence, unconditioned existence, self activity …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • impassibility — im·passibility …   English syllables

  • impassibility, divine —  Бесстрастность божественная …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

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