indissoluble

[ in-di-sol-yuh-buh l ]
/ ˌɪn dɪˈsɒl yə bəl /
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adjective

not dissoluble; incapable of being dissolved, decomposed, undone, or destroyed.
firm or stable.
perpetually binding or obligatory.

Nearby words

  1. indispose,
  2. indisposed,
  3. indisposition,
  4. indisputable,
  5. indissolubility,
  6. indistinct,
  7. indistinctive,
  8. indistinguishable,
  9. indite,
  10. inditement

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 indissolubly

indissoluble

/ (ˌɪndɪˈsɒljʊbəl) /

adjective

incapable of being dissolved or broken; permanent
Derived Formsindissolubility or indissolubleness, nounindissolubly, adverb

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Word Origin and History for indissolubly

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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