inextinguishable

(redirected from inextinguishableness)
Also found in: Thesaurus.

in·ex·tin·guish·a·ble

 (ĭn′ĭk-stĭng′gwĭ-shə-bəl)
adj.
Difficult or impossible to extinguish: an inextinguishable flame; an inextinguishable faith.

in′ex·tin′guish·a·bly adv.
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.

inextinguishable

(ˌɪnɪkˈstɪŋɡwɪʃəbəl)
adj
not able to be extinguished, quenched, or put to an end
ˌinexˈtinguishableness n
ˌinexˈtinguishably adv
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

in•ex•tin•guish•a•ble

(ˌɪn ɪkˈstɪŋ gwɪ ʃə bəl)

adj.
not extinguishable; incapable of being quenched or suppressed: an inextinguishable fire; inextinguishable hope.
[1500–10]
in`ex•tin′guish•a•bly, adv.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inextinguishable - difficult or impossible to extinguish; "an inextinguishable flame"; "an inextinguishable faith"
extinguishable - capable of being extinguished or killed; "an extinguishable fire"; "hope too is extinguishable"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations

inextinguishable

[ˌɪnɪksˈtɪŋgwɪʃəbl] ADJinextinguible, inapagable
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

inextinguishable

adj fireunlöschbar; love, hopeunerschütterlich, beständig; passionunbezwinglich
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007