inexpugnable

[ in-ik-spuhg-nuh-buhl ]
/ ˌɪn ɪkˈspʌg nə bəl /

adjective

incapable of being taken by force; impregnable; unconquerable.

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Origin of inexpugnable

1375–1425; late Middle English <Latin inexpugnābilis, equivalent to in-in-3 + expugnābilis (expugnā(re) to take by storm (ex-ex-1 + pugnāre to fight) + -bilis-ble)

OTHER WORDS FROM inexpugnable

in·ex·pug·na·bil·i·ty, in·ex·pug·na·ble·ness, nounin·ex·pug·na·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for inexpugnable

inexpugnable
/ (ˌɪnɪkˈspʌɡnəbəl) /

adjective

a rare word for impregnable 1

Derived forms of inexpugnable

inexpugnability or inexpugnableness, nouninexpugnably, adverb
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