unsinkable

adjective un·sink·able \ ˌən-ˈsiŋ-kə-bəl \

Definition of unsinkable

: incapable of being sunk
  • an unsinkable ship
  • … the right image, the right friends, and writerly flair can make a famous journalist's career all but unsinkable
  • —Jane Manners

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