Definition of invulnerable
1 : incapable of being wounded, injured, or harmed
2 : immune to or proof against attack : impregnable
invulnerabilityplay \(ˌ)in-ˌvəl-n(ə-)rə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
invulnerablenessplay \(ˌ)in-ˈvəl-n(ə-)rə-bəl-nəs, -nər-bəl-\ noun
invulnerablyplay \(ˌ)in-ˈvəl-n(ə-)rə-blē, -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 of invulnerable from the Web
Heaton is playing a Kentuckian code-named Cannonball, who can propel himself into the air and is invulnerable while doing so.
A new video game commissioned by the U.S. Army as a recruiting tool portrays the nation's military in 2015 as an invulnerable high-tech machine.
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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
Definition of invulnerable for English Language Learners
: impossible to harm, damage, or defeat
INVULNERABLE Defined for Kids
Definition of invulnerable for Students
1 : impossible to injure or damage
2 : safe from attack
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