- incapable of being tired out; not yielding to fatigue; untiring.
Origin of indefatigable
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tireless, inexhaustible, persevering.
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Examples from the Web for indefatigable
“She would be my ‘boss lady,’” Crowe writes of the indefatigable Anne Marie.How Liberia (Might Have) Beat Ebola
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Perhaps even the indefatigable John Kerry might be discouraged from more futile and dispiriting peace talks.Here’s What the U.S. Has to Do to Deal With the Mad Middle East
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The exuberant, indefatigable Democrat from Oregon and the dour, taciturn Republican from New Hampshire made an odd couple.The Senate’s New Taxman Won’t Be Controlled By His Own Party
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Richard Ben Cramer explores the abduction of Olympic athlete Kari Swenson and the indefatigable sheriff who hunted her abductor.The Ballad of Johnny France
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Indefatigable in those two roles, he hankered after others, as well.Norman Mailer: A Life Lived Loud
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He was as indefatigable in politeness, as his wife had been in her regimental duties.
Indefatigable as they were in their labours, they could not command success.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. II
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Quinn was fearless, daring, indefatigable; but Quinn was not Ferry.The Cavalier
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Harvey was as indefatigable a labourer as any we have named.
The fame of Claude Lorraine is partly explained by his indefatigable industry.
- unable to be tired out; unflagging
C16: from Latin indēfatīgābilis, from in- 1 + dēfatīgāre, from fatīgāre to tire
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Word Origin and History for indefatigable
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