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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
References in classic literature ?
Behold," said the Old Man, "the advantage of unity; as long as these sticks are in alliance they are invincible, but observe how feeble they are individually.
If these plates are adopted in the Royal Navy our warships will be invulnerable, and therefore invincible.
In this ceaseless rush of shadows and shades, that, like the fantastic forms of clouds cast darkly upon the waters on a windy day, fly past us to fall headlong below the hard edge of an implacable horizon, we must turn to the national spirit, which, superior in its force and continuity to good and evil fortune, can alone give us the feeling of an enduring existence and of an invincible power against the fates.
I may say, in short, that I took part in that glorious expedition, promoted by this time to be a captain of infantry, to which honourable charge my good luck rather than my merits raised me; and that day- so fortunate for Christendom, because then all the nations of the earth were disabused of the error under which they lay in imagining the Turks to be invincible on sea-on that day, I say, on which the Ottoman pride and arrogance were broken, among all that were there made happy (for the Christians who died that day were happier than those who remained alive and victorious) I alone was miserable; for, instead of some naval crown that I might have expected had it been in Roman times, on the night that followed that famous day I found myself with fetters on my feet and manacles on my hands.
Fear nothing, madam," he said, looking as if he could have annihilated the whole German force with his own invincible arm.
to the Mamoosh of the Invincible Army, "how many unconquerable
It was unexpected youth, surging up anew after its temporary check, and bringing with it hope, and the invincible instinct towards self-delight.
It was an important sum, therefore, which the captain risked in his invincible obstinacy.
But a voice behind me, the unmistakable voice of Wolf Larsen, strong with the invincible certitude of the man and mellow with appreciation of the words he was quoting, aroused me.
The two years that had elapsed since Tarzan had come out of the savage forest with his rescued mate had witnessed slight diminution of the mighty powers that had made him the invincible lord of the jungle.
If we stayed where we were, our dead would kill us; if we moved out of our defenses, we should no longer be 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.