unkillable

adjective
un·​kill·​able | \ ˌən-ˈki-lə-bəl How to pronounce unkillable (audio) \

Definition of unkillable

: incapable of being killed : not killable an unkillable legend a seemingly unkillable hero

Examples of unkillable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Like things smothered by their own Green, mindless, unkillable ghosts. Quartz Staff, Quartz, 15 Nov. 2021 The nigh-unkillable guy in the William Shatner mask. Brian Truitt, USA TODAY, 14 Oct. 2021 Like the supposedly unkillable Immortals of ancient Persia, the targeting mesh maintains its strength by continual replenishment, with each casualty being immediately replaced with a fresh drone. David Hambling, Forbes, 21 Sep. 2021 Speaking of legs, Sony Animation’s Vivo logged 276 million minutes (-42%) while Pixar’s unkillable Luca nabbed another 268 million minutes (-15%). Scott Mendelson, Forbes, 23 Sep. 2021 But a twist on the unkillable killer is gleefully bloody. Jim Kiest, ExpressNews.com, 20 Oct. 2020 In director Gina Prince-Bythewood’s film, Andy – a warrior doing her thing for a few millennia – heads up a squad of near-unkillable mercenaries who discover another one of their own. Brian Truitt, Detroit Free Press, 10 July 2020 In director Gina Prince-Bythewood’s film, Andy – a warrior doing her thing for more than a millennia – heads up a squad of near-unkillable mercenaries who discover another one of their own. Brian Truitt, USA TODAY, 4 July 2020 As the son of an angel and a demon, Dante is virtually unkillable, and is easily one of the most powerful characters in gaming. Gene Park, Washington Post, 16 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of unkillable

1878, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

27 Nov 2021

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“Unkillable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unkillable. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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