un·​break·​able | \ˌən-ˈbrā-kə-bəl \

Definition of unbreakable 

: not able to be broken unbreakable plastic the unbreakable bond between a mother and her child

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The bonds are unbreakable, the impact indelible and the shared experiences unparalleled — for me too. David Haugh, chicagotribune.com, "Thanks, hockey, for making my son stronger and helping fathers understand kids a little better," 15 June 2018 Canarinha’ crashed against an unbreakable wall time and time again: Thibaut Courtois. Juan Pimiento, chicagotribune.com, "Belgium eliminate Brazil, England make history and the best of the World Cup weekend," 8 July 2018 After an impressive display against Uruguay, the French put on another solid performance by stifling Belgium's potent attack with a near-unbreakable defensive structure led by N'Golo Kante, one of the players of the World Cup. Juan Pimiento, chicagotribune.com, "Ronaldo's shock transfer, the World Cup semis and the best of the week in soccer," 12 July 2018 The unbreakable solid-steel model from Estwing is a good bet. John Wenz, Popular Mechanics, "16 Tools You Need When You Live Off the Grid," 3 July 2018 Like Yeti's trademark status symbol coolers, the rugged bag is a brilliant example of engineering the simple into the unbreakable. Andrew Moseman, Popular Mechanics, "Throw Your Entire Life Into the YETI Camino Carryall 35," 25 June 2018 Give them unbreakable kitchen tools such as wooden spoons and plastic measuring cups. The Washington Post, OregonLive.com, "How to start teaching your kids to cook: an age-appropriate guide," 12 June 2018 But momager Kris Jenner knows her daughters’ bond is unbreakable. Michele Corriston, PEOPLE.com, "KUWTK Is Coming Back — and Documenting the Kardashian Baby Boom!," 1 June 2018 Now, that apparently unbreakable loop has been busted. Scott Meslow, GQ, "Westworld Season 2 Premiere Recap: The Path You Might Take," 23 Apr. 2018

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circa 1505, in the meaning defined above

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un·​break·​able | \ˌən-ˈbrā-kə-bəl\

Kids Definition of unbreakable

: not easily broken

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