indefatigable(redirected from HMS Indefatigable)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to HMS Indefatigable: HMS Indomitable
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).]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
unable to be tired out; unflagging
[C16: from Latin indēfatīgābilis, from in-1 + dēfatīgāre, from fatīgāre to tire]
ˌindeˌfatigaˈbility, ˌindeˈfatigableness n
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
in•de•fat•i•ga•ble(ˌɪn dɪˈfæt ɪ gə bəl)
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.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
indefatigable- Means "incapable of being wearied."
See also related terms for incapable.
Farlex Trivia Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Adj.||1.||indefatigable - 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"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
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.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
indefatigable[ˌɪndɪˈfætɪgəbəl] adj [person] → infatigable
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995