indissoluble

[in-di-sol-yuh-buh l]
adjective
  1. not dissoluble; incapable of being dissolved, decomposed, undone, or destroyed.
  2. firm or stable.
  3. perpetually binding or obligatory.

Origin of indissoluble

From the Latin word indissolūbilis, dating back to 1535–45. See in-3, dissoluble
Related formsin·dis·sol·u·bil·i·ty, in·dis·sol·u·ble·ness, nounin·dis·sol·u·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for indissolubility

indissoluble

adjective
  1. incapable of being dissolved or broken; permanent
Derived Formsindissolubility or indissolubleness, nounindissolubly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for indissolubility
n.

1670s, from indissoluble + -ity.

indissoluble

adj.

mid-15c. (implied in indissolubly), from Latin indissolubilis "that cannot be dissolved," from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + dissolubilis, from dis- + solubilis (see soluble).

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