indestructible


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in·de·struc·ti·ble

 (ĭn′dĭ-strŭk′tə-bəl)
adj.
Impossible to destroy: indestructible furniture; indestructible faith.

[Late Latin indēstrūctibilis : Latin in-, not; see in-1 + Latin dēstrūctibilis, destructible (from Latin dēstrūctus, past participle of dēstruere, to destroy; see destroy).]

in′de·struc′ti·bil′i·ty, in′de·struc′ti·ble·ness n.
in′de·struc′ti·bly adv.

indestructible

(ˌɪndɪˈstrʌktəbəl)
adj
incapable of being destroyed; very durable
ˌindeˌstructiˈbility, ˌindeˈstructibleness n
ˌindeˈstructibly adv

in•de•struct•i•ble

(ˌɪn dɪˈstrʌk tə bəl)

adj.
not destructible.
[1665–75; < Late Latin]
in`de•struct`i•bil′i•ty, in`de•struct′i•ble•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.indestructible - not easily destroyed
destructible - easily destroyed; "destructible glassware"
2.indestructible - very long lasting; "less durable rocks were gradually worn away to form valleys"; "the perdurable granite of the ancient Appalachian spine of the continent"
imperishable - not perishable

indestructible

Translations
لا يُدَمَّر، لا يَفْنى
nezničitelný
uforgængelig
elpusztíthatatlan
óslítandi
nesulaužomas
neiznīcināmsnesagraujams
nezničiteľný
çok dayanıklıyok edilemez

indestructible

[ˌɪndɪsˈtrʌktəbl] ADJindestructible

indestructible

[ˌɪndɪˈstrʌktɪbəl] adj
[substance, object] → indestructible
[friendship] → indestructible

indestructible

adj, indestructibly

indestructible

[ˌɪndɪsˈtrʌktəbl] adjindistruttibile

indestructible

(indiˈstraktəbl) adjective
not able to be destroyed. an indestructible toy.
References in classic literature ?
What I saw in him -- as evidently as the indestructible ramparts of Old Ticonderoga, already cited as the most appropriate simile -- was the features of stubborn and ponderous endurance, which might well have amounted to obstinacy in his earlier days; of integrity, that, like most of his other endowments, lay in a somewhat heavy mass, and was just as unmalleable or unmanageable as a ton of iron ore; and of benevolence which, fiercely as he led the bayonets on at Chippewa or Fort Erie, I take to be of quite as genuine a stamp as what actuates any or all the polemical philanthropists of the age.
The shavings flew right and left; till at last the plane-iron came bump against an indestructible knot.
they had dumplings too; small, but substantial, symmetrically globular, and indestructible dumplings.
There were circumstances which made it necessary for me to stay through the hour hours to the end, and I stayed; but the recollection of that long, dragging, relentless season of suffering is indestructible.
Much stress has been laid upon the fact that the accused offered a very large reward for the knife with which this murder was done; that no thief came forward to claim that extraordinary reward; that the latter fact was good circumstantial evidence that the claim that the knife had been stolen was a vanity and a fraud; that these details taken in connection with the memorable and apparently prophetic speech of the deceased concerning that knife, and the finally discovery of that very knife in the fatal room where no living person was found present with the slaughtered man but the owner of the knife and his brother, form an indestructible chain of evidence which fixed the crime upon those unfortunate strangers.
I did not then know that it was no transitory blossom, but rather the radiant resemblance of one, cut in an indestructible gem.
Every word she uttered--every idea she formed and expressed, was an inexhaustible and indestructible impulse.
Next these were large sticks, sound, black, and heavy, which had lost the principle of decay, and were indestructible except by fire, wherein they glowed like red-hot bars of iron.
Let us rather be thankful that our sorrow lives in us as an indestructible force, only changing its form, as forces do, and passing from pain into sympathy--the one poor word which includes all our best insight and our best love.
The disasters which had driven him from his native country were alluded to; stainless honour, inflexible independence, indestructible self-respect there took the word.
But you have at your service the everlasting charm of life; you are a part of the indestructible.
The blood that ran so close to her fair skin might have been a preserving fluid rather than a ravaging element; yet her look of indestructible youthfulness made her seem neither hard nor dull, but only primitive and pure.