indestructible

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

Definition of indestructible

  1. :  incapable of being destroyed, ruined, or rendered ineffective

indestructibility

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indestructibleness

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indestructibly

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Examples of indestructible in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology 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


INDESTRUCTIBLE Defined for English Language Learners

indestructible

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

Definition of indestructible for English Language Learners

  • : impossible to break or destroy


INDESTRUCTIBLE Defined for Kids

indestructible

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

Definition of indestructible for Students

  1. :  impossible to destroy <an indestructible toy>



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