invulnerable
adjective Etymology: Latin invulnerabilis, from in- + vulnerare to wound — more at vulnerable Date: 1595 1. incapable of being wounded, injured, or harmed 2. immune to or proof against attack ; impregnableinvulnerability nouninvulnerableness nouninvulnerably adverb

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  • invulnérable — [ ɛ̃vylnerabl ] adj. • 1509; lat. invulnerabilis 1 ♦ Qui n est pas vulnérable, qui ne peut être blessé. « celui qui se croirait invulnérable n aurait peur de rien » (Rousseau). Invulnérable aux coups. Par métaph. « Mon cœur à tous ses traits… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Invulnerable — In*vul ner*a*ble, a. [L. invulnerabilis: cf. F. invuln[ e]rable. See {In } not, and {Vulnerable}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Incapable of being wounded, or of receiving injury. [1913 Webster] Neither vainly hope To be invulnerable in those bright arms.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • invulnerable — Invulnerable. adj. de tout genre, Qui ne peut estre blessé. On disoit qu Achile estoit invulnerable. il y a des gens qui croyent qu il y a des secrets pour rendre invulnerable …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • invulnerable — 1590s, from L. invulnerabilis invulnerable, from in not (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + vulnerabilis (see VULNERABLE (Cf. vulnerable)). Related: Invulnerably …   Etymology dictionary

  • invulnerable — I adjective certain, defensible, entrenched, fortified, immune, impenetrable, impregnable, indestructible, indomitable, inexpugnable, infrangible, insuperable, invincible, inviolable, permanent, safe, scatheless, secure, tenable, unassailable,… …   Law dictionary

  • invulnerable — impregnable, inexpugnable, unassailable, *invincible, unconquerable, indomitable Antonyms: vulnerable …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • invulnerable — [adj] invincible bulletproof, impassable, impenetrable, impregnable, indestructible, powerful, secure, strong, unbeatable, untouchable; concepts 489,540,551 …   New thesaurus

  • invulnerable — adjetivo 1. Que no puede ser vulnerado o herido física o moralmente: Tus colegas parecen invulnerables …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • invulnerable — (Del lat. invulnerabĭlis). 1. adj. Que no puede ser herido. 2. Que no resulta afectado por lo que se hace o dice contra él …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • invulnerable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ impossible to harm or damage. DERIVATIVES invulnerability noun invulnerably adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • invulnerable — [in vul′nər ə bəl] adj. [L invulnerabilis] not vulnerable; specif., a) that cannot be wounded or injured b) proof against attack; unassailable invulnerability n. invulnerably adv …   English World dictionary

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