[ in-dom-i-tuh-buhl ]
/ ɪnˈdɒm ɪ tə bəl /
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that cannot be subdued or overcome, as persons, will, or courage; unconquerable: an indomitable warrior.



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Origin of indomitable

First recorded in 1625–35; from Late Latin indomitābilis, from Latin indomit(us) “untamed” (in- in-3 + domitus, past participle of domāre “to subdue, tame, bring under control”) + -ābilis -able

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OTHER WORDS FROM indomitable

in·dom·i·ta·bil·i·ty, in·dom·i·ta·ble·ness, nounin·dom·i·ta·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for indomitable

/ (ɪnˈdɒmɪtəbəl) /


(of courage, pride, etc) difficult or impossible to defeat or subdue

Derived forms of indomitable

indomitability or indomitableness, nounindomitably, adverb

Word Origin for indomitable

C17: from Late Latin indomitābilis, from Latin indomitus untamable, from in- 1 + domitus subdued, from domāre to tame
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