un·​con·​quer·​able | \ ˌən-ˈkäŋ-k(ə-)rə-bəl How to pronounce unconquerable (audio) \

Definition of unconquerable

1 : incapable of being conquered : indomitable an unconquerable will
2 : incapable of being surmounted unconquerable difficulties

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unconquerably \ ˌən-​ˈkäŋ-​k(ə-​)rə-​blē How to pronounce unconquerably (audio) \ adverb

Examples of unconquerable in a Sentence

an unconquerable spirit that got the family through some hard times
Recent Examples on the Web Although the real Gauls ended up massacred brutally by the Romans, and Hitler hammered the French (and Belgians) during World War II, the Asterix comics reconfigure French history into a tale about the unconquerable spirit of the underdog. Josephine Livingstone, The New Republic, "Asterix Comes to America," 16 June 2020 According to the study, the cap alludes to Hercules, a mythological Greek hero who defeated the Nemean lion and other seemingly unconquerable beasts. Meilan Solly, Smithsonian, "Jar Depicting Thracian Athlete Found in Grave of Sports Fan of Antiquity," 1 Oct. 2019 As an elite Marine Raider, Captain Navas was a protector and fighter with an unconquerable spirit. New York Times, "Searching for Candor in a Dreary, Uncertain and Dishonest Time," 13 Mar. 2020 However, Gorsuch’s opposition seemed unconquerable. Ephrat Livni, Quartz, "US Supreme Court justice Neil Gorsuch apparently has a sense of humor," 5 Nov. 2019 Even as trivia night in the Burren’s back room concluded and the hour crept toward midnight, an unconquerable Irish melody drifted out of the pub and onto the otherwise sleepy Elm Street. BostonGlobe.com, "“If you link the survival of the pub to the survival of Irish-American ethnicity, the dilemma is how do you sustain ethnicity in the absence of immigration?” said Kenny.," 21 Sep. 2019 The movable feast and unconquerable best features three-course lunches and brunches for $23, and multi-course dinners for $39 (not including tax, tips or drinks). Michael Mayo, sun-sentinel.com, "Trouble sorting out 250 Miami Spice options? Try these 9 restaurants," 1 Aug. 2019 The Terminator, James Cameron’s dystopian hit about an unconquerable cyborg killing machine, gets the show’s most palpable allusion yet: an unbeatable enforcer with a motorbike and a single, ligneous facial expression. Sophie Gilbert, The Atlantic, "The American Paranoia of Stranger Things 3," 4 July 2019 And there’s an unconquerable issue with batteries that doesn’t really apply to cars: Adding more batteries for more range means more weight. Alexander George, Popular Mechanics, "The Tarform Motorcycle is a Retro Electric Bike," 12 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of unconquerable

1582, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Unconquerable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unconquerable. Accessed 16 Jul. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of unconquerable

: not able to be conquered or defeated
: not able to be dealt with successfully


un·​con·​quer·​able | \ ˌən-ˈkäŋ-kə-rə-bəl How to pronounce unconquerable (audio) \

Kids Definition of unconquerable

: not capable of being beaten or overcome an unconquerable spirit

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