Indestructible In`de*struc"ti*ble, a. [Pref. in- not + destructible: cf. F. indestructible.] Not destructible; incapable of decomposition or of being destroyed; as, the Russian harvesters had primitive electronics, but they were built so sturdily they were almost indestructible. -- {In`de*struc"ti*ble*ness}, n. -- {In`de*struc"ti*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • indestructibleness — noun see indestructible …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • indestructibleness — See indestructibility. * * * …   Universalium

  • indestructibleness — n. quality of being indestructible, quality of being impossible to destroy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • indestructibleness — in·de·struc·ti·ble·ness …   English syllables

  • indestructibleness — noun see indestructible * * * indestructibilˈity or indestrucˈtibleness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑indestructible …   Useful english dictionary

  • indestructible — adjective Etymology: probably from Late Latin indestructibilis, from Latin in + destructus, past participle of destruere to tear down more at destroy Date: 1667 incapable of being destroyed, ruined, or rendered ineffective • indestructibility… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • indestructible — indestructibility, indestructibleness, n. indestructibly, adv. /in di struk teuh beuhl/, adj. not destructible; that cannot be destroyed. [1665 75; < LL indestructibilis. See IN 3, DESTRUCTIBLE] Syn. unbreakable, permanent, enduring. * * * …   Universalium

  • incorruptibility — n 1. incorruptibleness, honesty, honestness, integrity, uprightness, probity; honor, honorableness, high mindedness, nobility, nobleness; right mindedness, virtue, virtuousness, goodness, purity; sinlessness, blamelessness, irreproachableness, ir …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • indestructible — /ɪndəˈstrʌktəbəl / (say induh struktuhbuhl) adjective not destructible. –indestructibility /ˌɪndəstrʌktəˈbɪləti/ (say .induhstruktuh biluhtee), indestructibleness, noun –indestructibly, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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