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in·vin·ci·ble

 (ĭn-vĭn′sə-bəl)
adj.
Incapable of being overcome or defeated; unconquerable.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin invincibilis : in-, not; see in-1 + vincibilis, conquerable; see vincible.]

in·vin′ci·bil′i·ty, in·vin′ci·ble·ness n.
in·vin′ci·bly adv.

invincible

(ɪnˈvɪnsəbəl)
adj
1. incapable of being defeated; unconquerable
2. unable to be overcome; insuperable: invincible prejudices.
[C15: from Late Latin invincibilis, from Latin in-1 + vincere to conquer]
inˌvinciˈbility, inˈvincibleness n
inˈvincibly adv

in•vin•ci•ble

(ɪnˈvɪn sə bəl)

adj.
1. incapable of being conquered, defeated, or subdued.
2. insuperable; insurmountable: invincible difficulties.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Late Latin invincibilis; see in-,3 vincible]
in•vin`ci•bil′i•ty, in•vin′ci•ble•ness, n.
in•vin′ci•bly, adv.
syn: invincible, impregnable, indomitable suggest that which cannot be overcome or mastered. invincible is applied to that which cannot be conquered in combat or war, or overcome or subdued in any manner: an invincible army; invincible courage. impregnable is applied to a place or position that cannot be taken by assault or siege, and hence to whatever is proof against attack: an impregnable fortress; impregnable virtue. indomitable implies having an unyielding spirit, or stubborn persistence in the face of opposition or difficulty: indomitable will.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.invincible - incapable of being overcome or subduedinvincible - incapable of being overcome or subdued; "an invincible army"; "her invincible spirit"
unconquerable - not capable of being conquered or vanquished or overcome; "a tribute to his courage...and his unconquerable will"- R.E.Danielson; "faced unconquerable difficulties"

invincible

invincible

adjective
Incapable of being conquered, overrun, or subjugated:
Translations
لا يُقْهَر، مَنيع، لا يُهْزَم
neporazitelný
uovervindelig
voittamaton
gyõzhetetlenlegyõzhetetlen
ósigrandi
nenugalimainenugalimumas
neuzvarams
neporaziteľný

invincible

[ɪnˈvɪnsəbl] ADJ [army, team] → invencible; [faith, belief] → inquebrantable
he has an invincible lead over the other runnersles lleva una ventaja insuperable al resto de los corredores

invincible

[ɪnˈvɪnsɪbəl] adj
[person, team, army] → invincible
[belief, faith] → inébranlable
Richard had an invincible faith in the medicinal virtues of garlic → Richard avait une foi inébranlable dans les vertus médicinales de l'ail.

invincible

adj army etcunbesiegbar, unschlagbar; courage, determinationunerschütterlich

invincible

[ɪnˈvɪnsəbl] adjinvincibile

invincible

(inˈvinsəbl) adjective
that cannot be overcome or defeated. That general thinks that his army is invincible.
inˈvincibly adverb
inˌvinciˈbility noun
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In very truth, we have an invincible reluctance to disclose what Miss Hepzibah Pyncheon was about to do.
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In that moment, down came the Invincible, with the rush of a whirlwind -- the courtly world rose to its feet and bent forward -- the fateful coils went circling through the air, and before you could wink I was towing Sir Launcelot across the field on his back, and kissing my hand to the storm of waving kerchiefs and the thunder-crash of applause that greeted me!
shouted the whole mass, with an energy so startling, that the ruthless tyrants south of Mason and Dixon's line might almost have heard the mighty burst of feeling, and recognized it as the pledge of an invincible determination, on the part of those who gave it, never to betray him that wanders, but to hide the outcast, and firmly to abide the consequences.
But they were not prepared for her invincible resolution to read the Instructions; for the terrible questions which she had put to the lawyer; for her immovable determination to fix all the circumstances in her mind, under which Michael Vanstone's decision had been pronounced.
O Prince, O Chief of many Throned Powers, That led th' imbattelld Seraphim to Warr Under thy conduct, and in dreadful deeds Fearless, endanger'd Heav'ns perpetual King; And put to proof his high Supremacy, Whether upheld by strength, or Chance, or Fate, Too well I see and rue the dire event, That with sad overthrow and foul defeat Hath lost us Heav'n, and all this mighty Host In horrible destruction laid thus low, As far as Gods and Heav'nly Essences Can Perish: for the mind and spirit remains Invincible, and vigour soon returns, Though all our Glory extinct, and happy state Here swallow'd up in endless misery.
But this discovery was reserved for the invincible bravery of our noble countrymen, who, not discouraged by the dangers of a navigation in seas never explored before, have subdued kingdoms and empires where the Greek and Roman greatness, where the names of Caesar and Alexander, were never heard of; who have demolished the airy fabrics of renowned hypotheses, and detected those fables which the ancients rather chose to invent of the sources of the Nile than to confess their ignorance.
Bell's invincible patent was soon buttressed by hundreds of others.
Handed down from that time, then, this order of chivalry went on extending and spreading itself over many and various parts of the world; and in it, famous and renowned for their deeds, were the mighty Amadis of Gaul with all his sons and descendants to the fifth generation, and the valiant Felixmarte of Hircania, and the never sufficiently praised Tirante el Blanco, and in our own days almost we have seen and heard and talked with the invincible knight Don Belianis of Greece.
An you pardon me, I would add to the King's wager that his men are invincible.
Those who have carefully attended to its vices and deformities as they have been exhibited by experience or delineated in the course of these papers, must feel invincible repugnancy to trusting the national interests in any degree to its operation.