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indefectible

[ in-di-fek-tuh-buhl ]
/ ˌɪn dɪˈfɛk tə bəl /
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adjective

not defectible; not liable to defect or failure.
not liable to fault or imperfection; faultless.

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Origin of indefectible

First recorded in 1650–60; in-3 + defectible

OTHER WORDS FROM indefectible

in·de·fect·i·bil·i·ty, nounin·de·fect·i·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for indefectible

indefectible
/ (ˌɪndɪˈfɛktɪbəl) /

adjective

not subject to decay or failure
flawless

Derived forms of indefectible

indefectibility, nounindefectibly, adverb
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