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1. Permanent; binding: an indissoluble contract; an indissoluble union.
2. Impossible to dissolve, disintegrate, or decompose: an indissoluble compound.

in′dis·sol′u·bil′i·ty, in′dis·sol′u·ble·ness n.
in′dis·sol′u·bly adv.


n (Chem) → Unlöslichkeit f, → Unlösbarkeit f; (fig)Unauflöslichkeit f, → Unauflösbarkeit f
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It was some comfort (to those whose securities were not in jeopardy) to be able to remind themselves that Beaufort WAS; but, after all, if a Dallas of South Carolina took his view of the case, and glibly talked of his soon being "on his feet again," the argument lost its edge, and there was nothing to do but to accept this awful evidence of the indissolubility of marriage.
He welcomed the doctrinal preface and, with respect to canon seven, suggested that "matrimonium" be replaced by "matrimonii vinculum" so that the canon would verbally address the indissolubility of the bond of marriage.
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If the sinner regrets his or her actions and repents, the community should let gentleness again prevail (2 Cor 2:5-11)" Indissolubility of sacramental marriage is the doctrine which cannot and will not be changed.
The principle of the indissolubility of marriage forcefully reaffirmed here by John Paul II pertains to the integrity of the Christian mystery" (Benedict XVI, Address to the Roman Rota, 28 January 2006).
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