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

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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 These are irresistible forces, able to transform what might appear to be unconquerable obstacles into traversable pathways and expanding opportunities. Laurie Penny, Longreads, "Peterson’s Complaint," 12 July 2018 Her persistent themes have revolved around nature as a muse, a predator, a living being, an eternal, unconquerable riddle. Greg Kot, chicagotribune.com, "Neko Case stomps the terra with the powerful ‘Hell-On’," 1 June 2018 Our great nation has been defined by our ability to conquer the unconquerable. Karina Bland, azcentral, "Bland: Old letter from John McCain shows how little has changed in 20 years of gun debate," 5 June 2018 The water roiled, the texture of mashed potatoes, hostile, unconquerable, bucking my seventeen-foot canoe and shooting up frequent, unpredictable spires of water where crisscrossing waves converged. James Lynch, Popular Mechanics, "My 450-Mile Canoe Trip," 16 Mar. 2018 The tone for proceedings was set early on, with the visitors displaying their strength and their unconquerable passing game on display from the whistle. SI.com, "Malaga 0-2 Barcelona: Catalans Extend Unbeaten Run With Easy Win Against 10-Man Hosts," 10 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of unconquerable

1582, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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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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