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inexpugnable

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adjective in·ex·pug·na·ble \ˌi-nik-ˈspəg-nə-bəl, -ˈspyü-nə-\

Definition of inexpugnable

  1. 1 :  incapable of being subdued or overthrown :  impregnable <an inexpugnable position>

  2. 2 :  stable, fixed <inexpugnable hatred>

in·ex·pug·na·ble·ness noun
in·ex·pug·na·bly play \-blē\ adverb


Examples of inexpugnable

  1. <an inexpugnable belief in the essential goodness of people>



Origin of inexpugnable

Middle English in-expungnabull, from Latin inexpugnabilis, from in- + expugnare to take by storm, from ex- + pugnare to fight — more at pungent


First Known Use: 15th century


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