from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Impossible to overcome or defeat.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not conquerable; incapable of being vanquished or defeated; not to be overcome in contest: as, an unconquerable foe.
  • Incapable of being subdued and brought under control: as, unconquerable passions or temper.
  • Synonyms Invincible, indomitable. See conquer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Not conquerable; indomitable.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Not conquerable; indomitable.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective incapable of being surmounted or excelled
  • adjective not capable of being conquered or vanquished or overcome


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