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indestructible

adjective in·de·struc·ti·ble \-ˈstrək-tə-bəl\

: impossible to break or destroy

Full Definition of INDESTRUCTIBLE

:  incapable of being destroyed, ruined, or rendered ineffective
in·de·struc·ti·bil·i·ty \-ˌstrək-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
in·de·struc·ti·ble·ness \-ˈstrək-tə-bəl-nəs\ noun
in·de·struc·ti·bly \-blē\ adverb
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Examples of INDESTRUCTIBLE

  1. <diamonds are widely considered to be indestructible because they are one of the hardest known substances>

Origin of INDESTRUCTIBLE

probably from Late Latin indestructibilis, from Latin in- + destructus, past participle of destruere to tear down — more at destroy
First Known Use: 1667

Rhymes with INDESTRUCTIBLE

INDESTRUCTIBLE Defined for Kids

indestructible

adjective in·de·struc·ti·ble \ˌin-di-ˈstrək-tə-bəl\

Definition of INDESTRUCTIBLE for Kids

:  impossible to destroy <an indestructible toy>

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