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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.
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n (Chem) → Unlöslichkeit f, → Unlösbarkeit f; (fig)Unauflöslichkeit f, → Unauflösbarkeit f
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Manson Mingott had become known--her cynicism was held to exceed his; and she had not the excuse--nor her detractors the satisfaction-- of pleading that she was "a foreigner." 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.
The essential properties of marriage include its indissolubility, so no to divorce; exclusive unity between one man and one woman; and openness to life, so no contraception in the marital act.
We see the 2019 general elections as a litmus test and the greatest opportunity to usher Nigeria into a new dawn, an opportunity to begin proper nation-building and an exercise to confirm our resolve for the indissolubility of the country.
Brugger's ultimate rejection of the authority of this patristic consensus is quite peculiar given that in his subsequent work, The Indissolubility of Marriage &the Council of Trent, he cites twenty-five Fathers in support of the indissolubility of marriage and upholds their judgment.
Jesus Christ, therefore, teaches how God established the unity and indissolubility of marriage.
First, the people are perpetually deprived of and forever banned from exercising their right to amend or revise the Constitution in respect of "the democratic and republic character of the government in a federal structure, its indissolubility and permanence (Section 4, Article XXI).
Colmenares was referring to Article XXI, Section 4 of the proposed constitution, which said, "The democratic and republican character of the government, its federal structure, its indissolubility and permanence shall not be subject to amendments or revisions."
THE INDISSOLUBILITY OF marriage is the central doctrine of the church, and to even bring up the issue at the papal level is to risk permanent destruction of both the magisterium and the authority of Catholicism.
They have explained that indissolubility may be a Christian ideal but not an absolute condition that makes a new marriage impossible; nor that the new marriage prevents the faithful from taking the sacraments.
This, according to Douthat, is what Pope Francis has done by opening the Church's longstanding teaching on the indissolubility of marriage to question.
The Catholic church denies Eucharist to the divorced and remarried because to allow it could be construed as compromising her teaching on the indissolubility of marriage.
On the one hand he upholds the indissolubility of marriage, while on the other he makes a calibrated statement "It was because you were so hard hearted, that Moses allowed you to divorce your wives" (Mat 19:8).