invulnerable

adjective
in·​vul·​ner·​a·​ble | \ (ˌ)in-ˈvəl-n(ə-)rə-bəl How to pronounce invulnerable (audio) , -nər-bəl \

Definition of invulnerable

1 : incapable of being wounded, injured, or harmed
2 : immune to or proof against attack : impregnable

Other Words from invulnerable

invulnerability \ (ˌ)in-​ˌvəl-​n(ə-​)rə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce invulnerable (audio) \ noun
invulnerableness \ (ˌ)in-​ˈvəl-​n(ə-​)rə-​bəl-​nəs How to pronounce invulnerable (audio) , -​nər-​bəl-​ \ noun
invulnerably \ (ˌ)in-​ˈvəl-​n(ə-​)rə-​blē How to pronounce invulnerable (audio) , -​nər-​blē \ adverb

Examples of invulnerable in a Sentence

teenagers who think they are invulnerable The candidate seems to be in an invulnerable position. The team seems invulnerable this season.
Recent Examples on the Web Archie, who has always been very difficult to kill and very strong, is suddenly a little bit invulnerable. Samantha Highfill, EW.com, 21 Mar. 2022 There's an opportunity for growth after that, to explore the psyche of Superman as a deep, seemingly invulnerable god-like being but with real feeling on the inside. Greta Bjornson, PEOPLE.com, 11 Nov. 2021 But over the past year or so, Mark Zuckerberg's empire has begun to look a little less invulnerable. Darren Loucaides, Wired, 8 Feb. 2022 There's an opportunity for growth after that, to explore the psyche of Superman as a deep, seemingly invulnerable god-like being but with real feeling on the inside. Greta Bjornson, PEOPLE.com, 11 Nov. 2021 In that appearance, Harrow was a scientist continuing the work of Nazi scientists who sought to make the human body invulnerable to pain, a means to conquer his own chronic suffering. Richard Newby, The Hollywood Reporter, 18 Jan. 2022 But just as no battle plan survives contact with the enemy, no remote-work policy will be invulnerable to post-pandemic reality. Geoff Colvin, Fortune, 3 Dec. 2021 Suddenly, the most invulnerable team in all of college basketball begins making mistakes. Zach Osterman, The Indianapolis Star, 6 Apr. 2021 There's an opportunity for growth after that, to explore the psyche of Superman as a deep, seemingly invulnerable god-like being but with real feeling on the inside. Greta Bjornson, PEOPLE.com, 11 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of invulnerable

1595, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for invulnerable

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

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“Invulnerable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/invulnerable. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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invulnerable

adjective
in·​vul·​ner·​a·​ble | \ in-ˈvəl-nə-rə-bəl How to pronounce invulnerable (audio) \

Kids Definition of invulnerable

1 : impossible to injure or damage
2 : safe from attack

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