(Im*per`ish*a*bil"i*ty) n. The quality of being imperishable: indstructibility. "The imperishability
of the universe." Milman.
(Im*per"ish*a*ble) a. [Pref. im- not + perishable: cf. F. impérissable.] Not perishable; not
subject to decay; indestructible; enduring permanently; as, an imperishable monument; imperishable renown.
Im*per"ish*a*ble*ness, n. Im*per"ish*a*bly, adv.
(Im*per"i"wigged) a. Wearing a periwig.
(Im*per"ma*nence Im*per"ma*nen*cy) n. lack of permanence.
(Im*per"ma*nent) a. Not permanent.
(Im*per`me*a*bil"i*ty) n. [Pref. im- not + permeability: cf. F. imperméabilité.] The quality
of being impermeable.
(Im*per"me*a*ble) a. [Pref. im- not + permeable: cf. F. imperméable, L. impermeabilis.]
Not permeable; not permitting passage, as of a fluid. through its substance; impervious; impenetrable; as,
India rubber is impermeable to water and to air. Im*per"me*a*ble*ness, n. Im*per"me*a*bly,
(Im`per*mis"si*ble) a. Not permissible.
(Im`per*scru"ta*ble) a. [L. imperscrutabilis.] Not capable of being searched out; inscrutable.
[Obs.] Im`per*scru"ta*ble*ness, n. [Obs.]
(Im`per*sev"er*ant) a. Not persevering; fickle; thoughtless. [Obs.]
(Im*per"son*al) a. [L. impersonalis; pref. im- not + personalis personal: cf. F. impersonnel.
See Personal.] Not personal; not representing a person; not having personality.
An almighty but impersonal power, called Fate.Sir J. Stephen. Impersonal verb (Gram.), a verb used with an indeterminate subject, commonly, in English, with the
impersonal pronoun it; as, it rains; it snows; methinks Many verbs which are not strictly impersonal are
often used impersonally; as, it goes well with him.
(Im*per"son*al), n. That which wants personality; specifically (Gram.), an impersonal verb.
(Im*per`son*al"i*ty) n. The quality of being impersonal; want or absence of personality.
(Im*per"son*al*ly) adv. In an impersonal manner.
(Im*per"son*ate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Impersonated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Impersonating.]
1. To invest with personality; to endow with the form of a living being.
2. To ascribe the qualities of a person to; to personify.
3. To assume, or to represent, the person or character of; to personate; as, he impersonated Macbeth.
Benedict impersonated his age.Milman.
(Im*per`son*a"tion Im`per*son`i*fi*ca"tion) n. The act of impersonating; personification; investment
with personality; representation in a personal form.
(Im*per"son*a`tor) n. One who impersonates; an actor; a mimic.