inexpugnable

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

Definition of inexpugnable 

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

2 : stable, fixed inexpugnable hatred

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inexpugnableness noun
inexpugnably \ˌi-nik-ˈspəg-nə-blē, -ˈspyü-nə- \ adverb

Examples of inexpugnable in a Sentence

an inexpugnable belief in the essential goodness of people

First Known Use of inexpugnable

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for inexpugnable

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

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