Invincible In*vin"ci*ble, a. [L. invincibilis: cf. F. invincible. See {In-} not, and {Vincible}.] Incapable of being conquered, overcome, or subdued; unconquerable; insuperable; as, an invincible army, or obstacle. [1913 Webster]

Lead forth to battle these my sons Invincible. --Milton. -- {In*vin"ci*ble*ness}, n. -- {In*vin"ci*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • invincible — [ ɛ̃vɛ̃sibl ] adj. • 1360; bas lat. invincibilis 1 ♦ Qui ne peut être vaincu. ⇒ imbattable. Armée invincible. Héros invincible. Place forte invincible. ⇒ inexpugnable. Vx Invincible à, qui résiste victorieusement à. ♢ Qui ne se laisse pas abattre …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Invincible — means impossible to defeat, overcome, or deny and may also refer to:Music;Albums * Invincible (Michael Jackson album), and the title song * Invincible (5ive album) * Invincible (Skillet album);Songs * Invincible (Muse song) * Invincible (OK Go… …   Wikipedia

  • Invincible — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Para otros usos de este término, véase Invincible (desambiguación). Invincible CD de Michael Jackson Publicación 29 de Octubre de 2001 …   Wikipedia Español

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  • invincible — Invincible. adj. de t. gen. Qu on ne sçauroit vaincre, qu on ne sçauroit surmonter. Ce Prince est invincible. une armée invincible. courage invincible. obstacle invincible. opiniastreté invincible. On appelle, Argument invincible, raison… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • invincible — invincible, unconquerable, indomitable, impregnable, inexpugnable, unassailable, invulnerable mean proof against attack or defeat. A person or thing is invincible or un conquerable that presents insuperable difficulties to his or its being… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • invincible — (adj.) early 15c., from M.Fr. invincible (14c.) or directly from L. invincibilis unconquerable, from in not (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + vincibilis conquerable, from vincere to overcome (see VICTOR (Cf. victor)). Related: Invincibly …   Etymology dictionary

  • invincible — [in vin′sə bəl] adj. [ME invyncyble < MFr invincible < L invincibilis: see IN 2 & VINCIBLE] that cannot be overcome; unconquerable invincibility n. invincibleness invincibly adv …   English World dictionary

  • invincible — I adjective all powerful, ever victorious, impossible to defeat, impossible to vanquish, incapable of being overcome, indestructible, indomitable, ineradicable, inexpugnable, inexsuperabilis. inextinguishable, inpermeable, insuperable,… …   Law dictionary

  • invincible — meaning ‘that cannot be defeated’, is spelt ible, not able. See able, ible …   Modern English usage

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