inextinguishable


in·ex·tin·guish·able

adjective \ˌi-nik-ˈstiŋ-gwi-shə-bəl, -ˈstiŋ-wi-\

Definition of INEXTINGUISHABLE

:  not extinguishable :  unquenchable <an inextinguishable flame> <an inextinguishable longing>
in·ex·tin·guish·ably \-blē\ adverb

Examples of INEXTINGUISHABLE

  1. <freedom remains an inextinguishable dream for people around the world>
  2. <possesses an inextinguishable optimism that the voters find very appealing>

First Known Use of INEXTINGUISHABLE

15th century

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