un·​break·​able | \ ˌən-ˈbrā-kə-bəl How to pronounce unbreakable (audio) \

Definition of unbreakable

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

Examples of unbreakable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But her story is about perseverance and the unbreakable spirit of a girl who had her senior year and life turned upside down. Greg Riddle, Dallas News, "She learned she has a rare form of cancer during a global pandemic — but that isn’t breaking Lexie Bell’s spirit," 9 June 2020 The tremendous processing power of quantum computers might be used to break previously unbreakable codes. Sarah Kaplan, Anchorage Daily News, "Google scientists say they’ve achieved ‘quantum supremacy’ over classical computers," 23 Oct. 2019 The tremendous processing power of quantum computers might be used to break previously unbreakable codes. oregonlive, "Google scientists claim ‘quantum supremacy’," 23 Oct. 2019 While in Melkadida, Graham was incredibly moved by the unbreakable spirit of the people. Ineye Komonibo, Marie Claire, "Kat Graham Wants to Change the World," 27 Sep. 2019 But in the end, what's most important is that their love is unbreakable — and rings won't change that. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "Are Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani Married? The Truth About 'The Voice' Coaches' Relationship," 25 Feb. 2020 There also is an almost unbreakable bond — as there should be — among Bernard (long snapper), Heicklen (holder) and Araiza (kicker). San Diego Union-Tribune, "Aztecs count on synchronicity of snapper-holder-kicker combination," 29 Aug. 2019 The result is a dynamic glass-always-full look and an almost unbreakable heft. WSJ, "The Unimprovable Awards: Indestructible Items to Buy and Hold," 10 Oct. 2018 Even if that fabric weren’t already so obviously tearing, the fact that integrity and an unbreakable attachment to truth count as signs of neuro-divergence might suggest that all is not well. Ben Ehrenreich, The New Republic, "The Passion of Greta Thunberg," 27 Dec. 2019

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circa 1505, in the meaning defined above

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“Unbreakable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unbreakable. Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of unbreakable

: not able to be broken : not breakable


un·​break·​able | \ ˌən-ˈbrā-kə-bəl \

Kids Definition of unbreakable

: not easily broken

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