noun see inexpugnable

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  • inexpugnableness — in·ex·pugna·ble·ness …   English syllables

  • inexpugnableness — noun see inexpugnable * * * inexpugnabilˈity or inexpugnˈableness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑inexpugnable …   Useful english dictionary

  • inexpugnable — adjective Etymology: Middle English in expungnabull, from Latin inexpugnabilis, from in + expugnare to take by storm, from ex + pugnare to fight more at pungent Date: 15th century 1. incapable of being subdued or overthrown ; impregnable < an… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inexpugnable — inexpugnability, inexpugnableness, n. inexpugnably, adv. /in ik spug neuh beuhl/, adj. incapable of being taken by force; impregnable; unconquerable. [1375 1425; late ME < L inexpugnabilis, equiv. to in IN 3 + expugnabilis (expugna(re) to take by …   Universalium

  • invulnerability — n 1. indestructibility, indestruct ibleness, undestroyability, undestroyableness, imperishability, imperishableness, nonperishability, nonperishableness, unwoundability, unwoundableness, Obs., Rare. imperdibility, Obs., Rare. imperdibleness. 2.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • inexpugnable — /ɪnəksˈpʌgnəbəl/ (say inuhks pugnuhbuhl), /ɪnɛks / (say ineks ) adjective that cannot be taken by force; impregnable; unconquerable: an inexpugnable fort. {Latin inexpugnābilis} –inexpugnability /ˌɪnəkspʌgnəˈbɪləti/ (say .inuhkspugnuh biluhtee),… …   Australian English dictionary

  • inexpugnable — [in΄eks pug′nə bəl, in΄ik spug′nə bəl] adj. [LME < MFr < L inexpugnabilis < in , not + expugnabilis, that can be taken by storm < expugnare, to take by storm < ex , intens. + pugnare, to fight: see PUGNACIOUS] that cannot be… …   English World dictionary

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