[ in-di-sol-yuh-buhl ]
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  1. not dissoluble; incapable of being dissolved, decomposed, undone, or destroyed.

  2. firm or stable.

  1. perpetually binding or obligatory.

Origin of indissoluble

From the Latin word indissolūbilis, dating back to 1535–45. See in-3, dissoluble

Other words from indissoluble

  • in·dis·sol·u·bil·i·ty, in·dis·sol·u·ble·ness, noun
  • in·dis·sol·u·bly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use indissoluble in a sentence

  • It is indissolubly connected with their highest theories of a future life, their burial ceremonies, and their modes of expression.

    The Myths of the New World | Daniel G. Brinton
  • Yet it is everywhere sufficiently marked to be indissolubly connected with Greek sculpture.

    Greek Sculpture | Estelle M. Hurll
  • It was as though every nerve in his body had been indissolubly linked to the great source of God-power.

    Pagan Passions | Gordon Randall Garrett
  • He was par excellence the type of a miner whose whole existence is indissolubly connected with that of his mine.

    The Underground City | Jules Verne
  • Other friends, departed or no more, are indissolubly one with that old house and the old garden in which it stood.

British Dictionary definitions for indissoluble


/ (ˌɪndɪˈsɒljʊbəl) /

  1. incapable of being dissolved or broken; permanent

Derived forms of indissoluble

  • indissolubility or indissolubleness, noun
  • indissolubly, adverb

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