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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.
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Noun1.indestructibility - the strength to resist destruction
durability, enduringness, lastingness, strength - permanence by virtue of the power to resist stress or force; "they advertised the durability of their products"
destructibility - vulnerability to destruction
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[ˌɪndɪstrʌktəˈbɪlɪtɪ] Nindestructibilidad f
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nUnzerstörbarkeit f
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The physical organization, its decay, the indestructibility of matter, the law of the conservation of energy, evolution, were the words which usurped the place of his old belief.
This valuable metal possesses the whiteness of silver, the indestructibility of gold, the tenacity of iron, the fusibility of copper, the lightness of glass.
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