indivisible

[in-duh-viz-uh-buh l]
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noun
  1. something indivisible.

Origin of indivisible

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English word from Late Latin word indīvīsibilis. See in-3, divisible
Related formsin·di·vis·i·bil·i·ty, in·di·vis·i·ble·ness, nounin·di·vis·i·bly, adverb
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indivisible

adjective
  1. unable to be divided
  2. maths leaving a remainder when divided by a given number8 is indivisible by 3
Derived Formsindivisibility or indivisibleness, nounindivisibly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for indivisibility
n.

1640s, from indivisible + -ity.

indivisible

adj.

early 15c., from Middle French indivisible and directly from Late Latin indivisibilis, from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + divisibilis (see divisible).

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