Origin of indelible
Examples from the Web for indelible
That the song has become so indelible is likely owed to the fact that we can all sort of relate.‘My Crazy Love’ Reveals the Craziest Lies People Tell for Love|Kevin Fallon|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Haskins will perennially be attached to the indelible Saved By the Bell principal.The Most Random Old TV Stars to Appear on ‘Mad Men’|Kevin Fallon|May 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is an indelible snapshot burned into our brains of mortality and sports at their highest level.
Her combination of skill and public persona left an indelible mark on the fashion world.
And that helps assure that his remarks of July 19, 2013, will be an indelible historical contribution.
The indelible effects produced by heredity are not to be remedied.Private Sex Advice to Women|R. B. Armitage
Here he produces an indelible impression by a series of light touches applied with unerring skill.Books and Characters|Lytton Strachey
Had they been only softly oiled or painted, or varnished, an indelible stain must have resulted.A Manual of Wood Carving|Charles G. Leland
The sight of those poor fellows, lying there so still and motionless, made an indelible impression on the mind.The Campaign of the Forty-fifth Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteer Militia|Charles Eustis Hubbard
If tradition be true, it is to Governor Endicott we owe an indelible dye on the landscape of eastern Massachusetts in midsummer.Old-Time Gardens|Alice Morse Earle
British Dictionary definitions for indelible
Word Origin for indelible
Word Origin and History for indelible
1520s, from Latin indelebilis "indelible, imperishable," from in- "not, opposite of, without" (see in- (1)) + delebilis "able to be destroyed," from delere "destroy, blot out" (see delete). Vowel change from -e- to -i- in English is late 17c. Related: Indelibly.