unconquerable

adjective

un·​con·​quer·​able ˌən-ˈkäŋ-k(ə-)rə-bəl How to pronounce unconquerable (audio)
1
: incapable of being conquered : indomitable
an unconquerable will
2
: incapable of being surmounted
unconquerable difficulties
unconquerably adverb

Examples of unconquerable in a Sentence

an unconquerable spirit that got the family through some hard times
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Word History

First Known Use

1582, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of unconquerable was in 1582

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“Unconquerable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unconquerable. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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unconquerable

adjective
un·​con·​quer·​able ˌən-ˈkäŋ-k(ə-)rə-bəl How to pronounce unconquerable (audio)
ˈən-
: incapable of being conquered or overcome
unconquerable difficulties
unconquerably adverb
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