Origin of indefatigable
Examples from the Web for indefatigable
“She would be my ‘boss lady,’” Crowe writes of the indefatigable Anne Marie.
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|Leslie H. Gelb|July 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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|Linda Killian|February 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Richard Ben Cramer explores the abduction of Olympic athlete Kari Swenson and the indefatigable sheriff who hunted her abductor.
Indefatigable in those two roles, he hankered after others, as well.
It is easy to speak of his ability, of his sagacity, of his indefatigable industry.Victorian Worthies|George Henry Blore
The intellect, moreover, becomes wearied, while Will is indefatigable.The Philosophy of Disenchantment|Edgar Saltus
Their indefatigable unobtrusiveness, their kindly, faithful service I both dread and appreciate.The Lost Art of Reading|Gerald Stanley Lee
The former, as commodore, hoisted his pennant on the Indefatigable, the latter on the Rvolutionaire.Cornish Characters|S. Baring-Gould
This was indeed glad tidings to the indefatigable detective, and he could have caressed the graceful little animal from pure joy.The Burglar's Fate And The Detectives|Allan Pinkerton
British Dictionary definitions for indefatigable
Word Origin for indefatigable
Word Origin and History for indefatigable
1580s (implied in indefatigably), from French indefatigable (15c.), from Latin indefatigabilis "that cannot be wearied," from in- "not" (see in- (1)) + defatigare "to tire out," from de- "utterly, down, away" + fatigare "to weary" (see fatigue).