unconquerable

adjective
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

Other Words from unconquerable

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

Examples of unconquerable in a Sentence

an unconquerable spirit that got the family through some hard times
Recent Examples on the Web Isolated and uncommunicative, Lucas grows feebler, losing stamina and praying to God to deliver him from the unconquerable place. David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter, 27 May 2022 Out there, the ownership of land seemed like a myth used to tame an unconquerable planet with its imposing mountains, endless forests, and hypnotic deserts. Raffi Joe Wartanian, Outside Online, 8 Oct. 2020 The album’s second half flips toward optimism and catharsis — a white-knuckle grip on the belief in love and humanity to conquer the unconquerable. Bobby Olivier, SPIN, 4 May 2022 Worried that vast stretches of uncontrolled territory in the Amazon would invite foreign invasions, generals set out to conquer what had until then been unconquerable. Washington Post, 29 Apr. 2022 Some dreamers will run smack dab into an unconquerable reality. Tom Krasovic, San Diego Union-Tribune, 22 Feb. 2022 Pulling it all together for the country to witness was the unconquerable David Stern. Tim Reynolds, ajc, 17 Jan. 2022 But a win over what’s been an unconquerable foe would go a long way toward exercising those demons. C.j. Doon, baltimoresun.com, 4 Dec. 2021 But they get drowned out by his unconquerable determination to make it to the major leagues. NBC News, 30 Oct. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of unconquerable

1582, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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unconquerable

adjective
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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