indestructible

[in-di-struhk-tuh-buhl]

Origin of indestructible

From the Late Latin word indēstrūctibilis, dating back to 1665–75. See in-3, destructible
Related formsin·de·struct·i·bil·i·ty, in·de·struct·i·ble·ness, nounin·de·struct·i·bly, adverb

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indestructible

adjective
  1. incapable of being destroyed; very durable
Derived Formsindestructibility or indestructibleness, nounindestructibly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for indestructibility
n.

1670s, see indestructible + -ity.

indestructible

adj.

early 15c., from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + destructible. Related: Indestructibly.

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