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Examples of indomitable in a Sentence
an indomitable spirit was needed to endure the rigors of pioneer life
Recent Examples of indomitable from the Web
But the film belongs to the older Fonda and Katharine Hepburn, who plays his indomitable wife.
In one of the more stunning moments in recent years for the United States women’s soccer team, the usually indomitable Solo let the ball slip through her legs and into the net.
But there weren’t any openings in the weekdays, with Ryan Cameron and Ski’s former co-host Wanda Smith firmly in place in mornings, Ramona DeBreaux in mid-days, Big Tigger in afternoons and the indomitable Greg Street in evenings.
Lupino tells a story about fools for love—about the indomitable desire for love and the price that love, in a time of unquestioned inequities, exacts.
Defenders say Amazon is trading the present for the future, spending all its revenue on a global scatter plot of warehouses that will make the company indomitable.
The indomitable pup lived to the age of 16 — even with a bullet lodged near her heart.
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Hackers from around the world will converge on MIT on Friday to swap intelligence and marshal their collective brainpower for the fight against a seemingly indomitable opponent.
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Your Knowledge of Indomitable Can Not Be Tamed
The prefix in- means "not in numerous English words (think of "indecent," "indecisive," "inconvenient," and "infallible"). When "in-" teamed up with the Latin domitare ("to tame"), the result was a word meaning "unable to be tamed." "Indomitable" was first used in English in the 1600s as a synonym of "wild," but over time its sense of untamability turned from a problem to a virtue. By the 1800s, "indomitable" was being used for people whose courage and persistence helped them to succeed in difficult situations.
Origin and Etymology of indomitable
Late Latin indomitabilis, from Latin in- + domitare to tame — more at daunt
First Known Use: 1634
INDOMITABLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of indomitable for English Language Learners
: impossible to defeat or discourage
INDOMITABLE Defined for Kids
Definition of indomitable for Students
: impossible to defeat an indomitable spirit
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