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in·vul·ner·a·ble

 (ĭn-vŭl′nər-ə-bəl)
adj.
1. Immune to attack; impregnable.
2. Impossible to damage, injure, or wound.

[French invulnérable, from Old French, from Latin invulnerābilis : in-, not; see in-1 + vulnerāre, to wound (from vulnus, vulner-, wound; see vulnerable).]

in·vul′ner·a·bil′i·ty, in·vul′ner·a·ble·ness n.
in·vul′ner·a·bly adv.
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invulnerable

(ɪnˈvʌlnərəbəl; -ˈvʌlnrəbəl)
adj
1. incapable of being wounded, hurt, damaged, etc, either physically or emotionally
2. incapable of being damaged or captured: an invulnerable fortress.
inˌvulneraˈbility, inˈvulnerableness n
inˈvulnerably adv
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in•vul•ner•a•ble

(ɪnˈvʌl nər ə bəl)

adj.
1. incapable of being wounded, hurt, or damaged.
2. immune to attack.
[1585–95; < Latin]
in•vul`ner•a•bil′i•ty,
in•vul′ner•a•bly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.invulnerable - immune to attack; impregnable; "gunners raked the beach from invulnerable positions on the cliffs"
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"
protected - kept safe or defended from danger or injury or loss; "the most protected spot I could find"
safe - free from danger or the risk of harm; "a safe trip"; "you will be safe here"; "a safe place"; "a safe bet"
secure - free from danger or risk; "secure from harm"; "his fortune was secure"; "made a secure place for himself in his field"
vulnerable - susceptible to attack; "a vulnerable bridge"
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invulnerable

adjective safe, secure, invincible, impenetrable, unassailable, indestructible, insusceptible She assumed that her mother was invulnerable and all-powerful.
weak, vulnerable, susceptible, insecure, unprotected, defenceless, assailable
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Translations
لا يُجْرَح، مَعْصوم عن الجَرْح
nenapadnutelnýnezranitelný
usårlig
sérthetetlen
ósærandi; sem ekki verîur ráîist á
nepažeidžiamas
neievainojams
nezraniteľný
zarar verilemez

invulnerable

[ɪnˈvʌlnərəbl] ADJinvulnerable (to a)
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invulnerable

[ɪnˈvʌlnərəbəl] adjinvulnérable
to be invulnerable to attack → être invulnérable aux attaques
a system that would make the US invulnerable to nuclear attack → un système qui rendrait les USA invulnérables aux attaques nucléaires
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invulnerable

adjunverwundbar, unverletzbar; fortressuneinnehmbar; (lit, fig) positionunangreifbar; invulnerable to attackunbezwingbar
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invulnerable

[ɪnˈvʌlnrəbl] adjinvulnerabile
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invulnerable

(inˈvalnərəbl) adjective
that cannot be wounded, damaged or successfully attacked. As a friend of the manager, he is in an invulnerable position.
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Writing vulnerability takes as much skill, nuance, and willingness to follow through on all the ramifications of a complicated idea as does writing invulnerably and distantly.
Epstein, Marlow's rejection of Chester and Robinson "forces us to reject them and to hope that Jim does not turn out like that." (22) Marlow comes to the realization through his meeting with Chester and Robinson that Jim's "fine sensibilities, his fine feelings, his fine longings--a sort of sublimated idealised selfishness" (107-8), allow him to preserve his sanity and to bear the strain: "A little coarser nature would not have borne the strain; it would have come to terms with itself--with a sigh, with a grunt, or even with a guffaw, a still coarser one would have remained invulnerably ignorant and completely uninteresting" (108).
They were times of (c)(k)ynicism, and Peter Sloterdijk taught us that being ready for anything makes us invulnerably clever.(34) As everything was a problem, so nothing mattered.