invulnerable

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adjective in·vul·ner·a·ble \(ˌ)in-ˈvəl-n(ə-)rə-bəl, -nər-bəl\

Definition of invulnerable

  1. 1 :  incapable of being wounded, injured, or harmed

  2. 2 :  immune to or proof against attack :  impregnable

invulnerability

play \(ˌ)in-ˌvəl-n(ə-)rə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

invulnerableness

play \(ˌ)in-ˈvəl-n(ə-)rə-bəl-nəs, -nər-bəl-\ noun

invulnerably

play \(ˌ)in-ˈvəl-n(ə-)rə-blē, -nər-blē\ adverb

Examples of invulnerable in a sentence

  1. teenagers who think they are invulnerable

  2. The candidate seems to be in an invulnerable position.

  3. The team seems invulnerable this season.

Origin and Etymology of invulnerable

Latin invulnerabilis, from in- + vulnerare to wound — more at vulnerable


First Known Use: 1595


INVULNERABLE Defined for English Language Learners

invulnerable

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adjective in·vul·ner·a·ble \(ˌ)in-ˈvəl-n(ə-)rə-bəl, -nər-bəl\

Definition of invulnerable for English Language Learners

  • : impossible to harm, damage, or defeat


INVULNERABLE Defined for Kids

invulnerable

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adjective in·vul·ner·a·ble \in-ˈvəl-nə-rə-bəl\

Definition of invulnerable for Students

  1. 1 :  impossible to injure or damage

  2. 2 :  safe from attack



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