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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
Beyond that, the memory of Mercury's indomitable stage presence shapes both Lambert's performance of the material and his psychic connection to it.
Besides being an indomitable force throughout his 18-year career in the NBA, Shaq has also proven to be a hip hop savant.
Lilly King, the indomitable swim heroine of the Rio Olympics, was having trouble with the aftermath.
Built to swallow entire yards in comfort, the Victory swept mere pedestrians aside with its electric horn while the LED turn signals flashed to signal the driver’s indomitable will.
His unapologetic approach to hard work helped him forge an indomitable empire with Bad Boy Records in the 1990s.
That’s because the 68-year-old Allison had been the scientific pioneer and indomitable advocate behind her last-ditch treatment.
Analysis: Liverpool's Joel Matip is again a notable absentee from the Indomitable Lions squad -- though the team did not miss him on the way to winning the AFCON in Gabon last January.
About our indomitable need to reach for unknown horizons.
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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.
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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