un·​break·​able ˌən-ˈbrā-kə-bəl How to pronounce unbreakable (audio)
: 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 There are moments of abject fear as the unbreakable Gee (Feodor Chin) is badgered and belittled by his interrogators, but also moments of sublime contemplation when a young man chisels a poem into the wall to mark his 17 months of suffering on the island. Karen D'souza, The Mercury News, 18 Mar. 2024 As the full force of the Realm bears down on the burgeoning rebellion, unbreakable bonds are forged, heroes emerge, and legends are made. James Hibberd, The Hollywood Reporter, 18 Mar. 2024 The final cat-and-mouse scene between the measured Schreiber and the unbreakable Ryan crackles with intensity as the duo stalk each other on the stage. Dalton Ross, EW.com, 7 Mar. 2024 Underneath the floor's glass surface, which Myers said is virtually unbreakable, are LED panels mounted to a frame and air-conditioning to cool the lights, among other parts. The Indianapolis Star, 15 Feb. 2024 And the cup has developed a reputation for being unbreakable. Ali Francis, Bon Appétit, 1 Feb. 2024 That chivalrous act created an unbreakable bond between the couple, even though something always seemed to be pulling them apart: work, relationships with other people, living in opposite locations on the map. Taiia Smart Young, Essence, 14 Feb. 2024 Nyad is about the unbreakable friendship between swimmer Diana Nyad and her friend and coach Bonnie Stoll. Megan McCluskey, TIME, 12 Jan. 2024 Time and time again wine creates a simple yet unbreakable bond between man and land against all odds of incompatibility. Ani Duzdabanyan, Los Angeles Times, 22 Dec. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1505, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unbreakable was circa 1505

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“Unbreakable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unbreakable. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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