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unsinkable

(ʌnˈsɪŋkəbəl)
adj
not capable of sinking or being sunk
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unsinkable - incapable of being sunkunsinkable - incapable of being sunk; "they thought the Titanic was unsinkable"
sinkable - capable of being sunk
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unsinkable

[ˈʌnˈsɪŋkəbl] ADJinsumergible

unsinkable

adjunsinkbar; battleshipunversenkbar

unsinkable

[ʌnˈsɪŋkəbl] adjinaffondabile
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8-inch and twenty antiaircraft guns, six torpedo tubes, adequate armour protection, special Diesel engines giving a cruising speed of 26 knots, the extensive employment of light metals and electric welding in place of riveting, and the highest degree of unsinkability.
But for all the unsinkability of those charged with bringing in new jobs, the feeling will not go away that Liverpool has been given a raw deal, over and over again.
But, in Chapters 4 and 5 of Virtually Obscene, White shows that (and again like the crew of the Titanic) the proponents of these pro-regulation arguments are too confident in the unsinkability of their position.