indefatigable


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in·de·fat·i·ga·ble

 (ĭn′dĭ-făt′ĭ-gə-bəl)
adj.
Having or showing a capacity for persistent effort; not tiring or relenting: See Synonyms at tireless.

[Obsolete French indéfatigable, from Latin indēfatīgābilis : in-, not; see in-1 + dēfatīgāre, to tire out (dē-, intensive pref.; see de- + fatīgāre, to weary).]

in′de·fat′i·ga·bil′i·ty n.
in′de·fat′i·ga·bly adv.

indefatigable

(ˌɪndɪˈfætɪɡəbəl)
adj
unable to be tired out; unflagging
[C16: from Latin indēfatīgābilis, from in-1 + dēfatīgāre, from fatīgāre to tire]
ˌindeˌfatigaˈbility, ˌindeˈfatigableness n
ˌindeˈfatigably adv

in•de•fat•i•ga•ble

(ˌɪn dɪˈfæt ɪ gə bəl)

adj.
incapable of being tired out; untiring.
[1580–90; < Latin indēfatīgābilis untiring]
in`de•fat`i•ga•bil′i•ty, in`de•fat′i•ga•ble•ness, n.
in`de•fat′i•ga•bly, adv.

indefatigable

- Means "incapable of being wearied."
See also related terms for incapable.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.indefatigable - showing sustained enthusiastic action with unflagging vitalityindefatigable - showing sustained enthusiastic action with unflagging vitality; "an indefatigable advocate of equal rights"; "a tireless worker"; "unflagging pursuit of excellence"
energetic - possessing or exerting or displaying energy; "an energetic fund raiser for the college"; "an energetic group of hikers"; "it caused an energetic chemical reaction"

indefatigable

adjective tireless, dogged, persevering, patient, relentless, diligent, inexhaustible, unremitting, assiduous, unflagging, untiring, sedulous, pertinacious, unwearying, unwearied His indefatigable spirit helped him to cope with the illness.

indefatigable

adjective
Having or showing a capacity for protracted effort, regardless of difficulty or frustration:
Translations
neúnavný
uupumatonväsymätön

indefatigable

[ˌɪndɪˈfætɪgəbl] ADJincansable, infatigable

indefatigable

[ˌɪndɪˈfætɪgəbəl] adj [person] → infatigable

indefatigable

adj, indefatigably

indefatigable

[ˌɪndɪˈfætɪgəbl] adjinfaticabile, instancabile
References in classic literature ?
One had never been known to follow the chase in vain; another had been indefatigable on the trail of their enemies.
No lower estimate could have vindicated the indefatigable zeal with which she scratched, and her unscrupulousness in digging up the choicest flower or vegetable, for the sake of the fat earthworm at its root.
And, to say the truth, an appetite, sharpened by the east wind that generally blew along the passage, was the only valuable result of so much indefatigable exercise.
Chief among those who did this fetching and carrying was Captain Bildad's sister, a lean old lady of a most determined and indefatigable spirit, but withal very kindhearted, who seemed resolved that, if she could help it, nothing should be found wanting in the Pequod, after once fairly getting to sea.
But not content with this good deed, the indefatigable house again bestirred itself: Samuel and all his Sons --how many, their mother only knows --and under their immediate auspices, and partly, I think, at their expense, the British government was induced to send the sloop-of-war Rattler on a whaling voyage of discovery into the South Sea.
Dashwood remained at Norland several months; not from any disinclination to move when the sight of every well known spot ceased to raise the violent emotion which it produced for a while; for when her spirits began to revive, and her mind became capable of some other exertion than that of heightening its affliction by melancholy remembrances, she was impatient to be gone, and indefatigable in her inquiries for a suitable dwelling in the neighbourhood of Norland; for to remove far from that beloved spot was impossible.
The indefatigable bell now sounded for the fourth time: the classes were marshalled and marched into another room to breakfast: how glad I was to behold a prospect of getting something to eat
At an hour when no other visitors to the watering -place were yet astir, the indefatigable Wragge appeared at the door of North Shingles Villa, and directed his steps northward, with a neatly-bound copy of "Joyce's Scientific Dialogues" in his hand.
who shall tempt with wandring feet The dark unbottom'd infinite Abyss And through the palpable obscure find out His uncouth way, or spread his aerie flight Upborn with indefatigable wings Over the vast abrupt, ere he arrive The happy Ile; what strength, what art can then Suffice, or what evasion bear him safe Through the strict Senteries and Stations thick Of Angels watching round?
One morning the indefatigable Hubbard solved the problem.
All this I say, exalted and esteemed lady, because it seems to me that for us to remain any longer in this castle now is useless, and may be injurious to us in a way that we shall find out some day; for who knows but that your enemy the giant may have learned by means of secret and diligent spies that I am going to destroy him, and if the opportunity be given him he may seize it to fortify himself in some impregnable castle or stronghold, against which all my efforts and the might of my indefatigable arm may avail but little?
Not only many of the officers of government, who obeyed the dictates of personal interest, but others, from a mistaken estimate of consequences, or the undue influence of former attachments, or whose ambition aimed at objects which did not correspond with the public good, were indefatigable in their efforts to pursuade the people to reject the advice of that patriotic Congress.