infrangible

[ in-fran-juh-buh l ]
/ ɪnˈfræn dʒə bəl /

adjective

that cannot be broken or separated; unbreakable: infrangible moral strength.
that cannot be infringed or violated; inviolable: an infrangible rule.

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Origin of infrangible

From the Late Latin word infrangibilis, dating back to 1590–1600. See in-3, frangible

OTHER WORDS FROM infrangible

in·fran·gi·bil·i·ty, in·fran·gi·ble·ness, nounin·fran·gi·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for infrangible

infrangible
/ (ɪnˈfrændʒɪbəl) /

adjective

incapable of being broken
not capable of being violated or infringed

Derived forms of infrangible

infrangibility or infrangibleness, nouninfrangibly, adverb

Word Origin for infrangible

C16: from Late Latin infrangibilis, from Latin in- 1 + frangere to break
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