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in·dom·i·ta·ble

 (ĭn-dŏm′ĭ-tə-bəl)
adj.
Incapable of being overcome, subdued, or vanquished; unconquerable.

[Late Latin indomitābilis : Latin in-, not; see in-1 + Latin domitāre, to tame, frequentative of domāre, to subdue; see demə- in Indo-European roots.]

in·dom′i·ta·bil′i·ty, in·dom′i·ta·ble·ness n.
in·dom′i·ta·bly adv.
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indomitable

(ɪnˈdɒmɪtəbəl)
adj
(of courage, pride, etc) difficult or impossible to defeat or subdue
[C17: from Late Latin indomitābilis, from Latin indomitus untamable, from in-1 + domitus subdued, from domāre to tame]
inˌdomitaˈbility, inˈdomitableness n
inˈdomitably adv
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in•dom•i•ta•ble

(ɪnˈdɒm ɪ tə bəl)

adj.
incapable of being subdued or overcome: an indomitable fighter; indomitable courage.
[1625–35; < Late Latin indomitābilis= Latin in- in-3 + domitā(re), frequentative of domāre to subdue]
in•dom`i•ta•bil′i•ty, n.
in•dom′i•ta•bly, adv.
syn: See invincible.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.indomitable - impossible to subdue
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"
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indomitable

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indomitable

adjective
Incapable of being conquered, overrun, or subjugated:
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indomitable

[ɪnˈdɒmɪtəbl] ADJindómito, indomable
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indomitable

[ɪnˈdɒmɪtəbəl] adj [person, will, spirit] → indomptable
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indomitable

adj person, courageunbezähmbar, unbezwingbar; willunbeugsam, eisern, unerschütterlich; his indomitable pridesein nicht zu brechender Stolz
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indomitable

[ɪnˈdɒmɪtəbl] adj (spirit, character) → indomabile
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No seaman can look without compassion upon a disabled ship, but to look at a sailing-vessel with her lofty spars gone is to look upon a defeated but indomitable warrior.
And that the great monster is indomitable, you will yet have reason to know.
Between Silver and myself we got together in a few days a company of the toughest old salts imaginable--not pretty to look at, but fellows, by their faces, of the most indomitable spirit.
Hated by his kind and by mankind, indomitable, perpetually warred upon and himself waging perpetual war, his development was rapid and one-sided.
Have you never observed how invincible and unconquerable is spirit and how the presence of it makes the soul of any creature to be absolutely fearless and indomitable?
One afternoon McGowan drifted in in his silent, easy way, and sat, comely, smooth-faced, hard, indomitable, good-natured, upon a stool.
At this instant the Trifaldi recovered from her swoon and said, "The chink of that promise, valiant knight, reached my ears in the midst of my swoon, and has been the means of reviving me and bringing back my senses; and so once more I implore you, illustrious errant, indomitable sir, to let your gracious promises be turned into deeds."
Thus passed away the days that followed that scene in which Athos had so violently shaken the indomitable pride of the king.
If misery and madness abound in stage life, so also does an indomitable cheerfulness, always at least a cheerful countenance.
There were forty in the party, including the master and crew of the Toreador; and Billings the indomitable was in command.
Indomitable, never resting, fighting for seconds and minutes all week, circumventing delays and crushing down obstacles, a fount of resistless energy, a high-driven human motor, a demon for work, now that he had accomplished the week's task he was in a state of collapse.
Never had I seen so profound a despair as that which I saw on his face,--the face of Wolf Larsen the fighter, the strong man, the indomitable one.