Origin of imprescriptible
Examples from the Web for imprescriptible
It is limited by no "imprescriptible" right of the individual.Liberalism|L. T. Hobhouse
The right of the journalist is as sacred, as necessary, as imprescriptible, as the right of the legislator.
This sovereignty is one, indivisible, imprescriptible, and inalienable.The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Volume III.|Thomas Paine
There is no “imprescriptible right” to either independence or empire.The Rising Tide of Color Against White World-Supremacy|Theodore Lothrop Stoddard
Imprescriptible, im-pre-skrip′ti-bl, adj. not founded on external authority.
British Dictionary definitions for imprescriptible
Word Origin and History for imprescriptible
"inalienable, not subject to prescription," 1560s, French imprescriptible (16c.) or a native formation from assimilated form of in- (1) "not, opposite of" + Latin praescriptus, past participle of praescribere "to write beforehand" (see prescribe). Usually with right. Alternative imprescribable is attested from 1887.