uncrushable

adjective

un·​crush·​able ˌən-ˈkrə-shə-bəl How to pronounce uncrushable (audio)
: impossible to crush : not crushable
an uncrushable spirit
uncrushable materials

Examples of uncrushable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are instances in history where the human spirit is uncrushable, unstoppable. Phil Plait, Discover Magazine, 12 Oct. 2012 Pack cookies in airtight, durable, uncrushable containers of the proper size, such as common food storage containers or decorative tins. Washington Post, 4 Dec. 2020 This speaker is protected by a pelican case that is uncrushable and can withstand extreme weather conditions. Popular Science, 7 July 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1873, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of uncrushable was in 1873

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“Uncrushable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncrushable. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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