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incoercible

[in-koh-ur-suh-buh l]
adjective
  1. incapable of being coerced or compelled.
  2. Physics. (of a gas) incapable of being reduced to a liquid form by pressure.
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Origin of incoercible

First recorded in 1700–10; in-3 + coercible
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  • Incoercible, in-ko-ėrs′i-bl, adj. that cannot be liquefied by pressure, said of certain gases.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M)

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British Dictionary definitions for incoercible

incoercible

adjective
  1. unable to be coerced or compelled
  2. (of a gas) not capable of being liquefied by pressure alone
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