indomitable

[ in-dom-i-tuh-buhl ]
/ ɪnˈdɒm ɪ tə bəl /

adjective

that cannot be subdued or overcome, as persons, will, or courage; unconquerable: an indomitable warrior.

Origin of indomitable

1625–35; < Late Latin indomitābilis < Latin indomit(us) untamed (in- in-3 + domitus, past participle of domāre to subdue, tame, bring under control) + -ābilis -able; compare Latin indomābilis

Related forms

in·dom·i·ta·bil·i·ty, in·dom·i·ta·ble·ness, nounin·dom·i·ta·bly, adverb
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indomitable

/ (ɪnˈdɒmɪtəbəl) /

adjective

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

Derived Forms

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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