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infrangible

[in-fran-juh-buh l]
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adjective
  1. that cannot be broken or separated; unbreakable: infrangible moral strength.
  2. that cannot be infringed or violated; inviolable: an infrangible rule.
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Origin of infrangible

From the Late Latin word infrangibilis, dating back to 1590–1600. See in-3, frangible
Related formsin·fran·gi·bil·i·ty, in·fran·gi·ble·ness, nounin·fran·gi·bly, adverb
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Historical Examples

  • He liked this harsh country, these harsh, infrangible people that it bred.

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  • Frangible things are of less value than things that are infrangible.


British Dictionary definitions for infrangible

infrangible

adjective
  1. incapable of being broken
  2. not capable of being violated or infringed
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Derived Formsinfrangibility or infrangibleness, nouninfrangibly, adverb

Word Origin

C16: from Late Latin infrangibilis, from Latin in- 1 + frangere to break
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