Tuesday, March 06, 2007
indefatigable adjective [in-di-FAT-i-guh-buhl] incapable of being tired out; not yielding to fatigue; untiring.
Definitions for indefatigable
- incapable of being tired out; not yielding to fatigue; untiring.
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Citations for indefatigable
Colonel Cathcart was indefatigable that way, an industrious, intense, dedicated military tactician who calculated day and night in the service of himself.
I am, perhaps, giving the impression that nothing practical was being done in the way of investigations. On the contrary, Scotland Yard and the local police of the various counties were indefatigable in following up the smallest clues.
Origin of indefatigable
Indefatigable entered English in the late 1500s and finds its roots in the Latin term defatīgāre meaning "to tire out."