[ in-fran-juh-buh l ]
/ ɪnˈfræn dʒə bəl /
that cannot be broken or separated; unbreakable: infrangible moral strength.
that cannot be infringed or violated; inviolable: an infrangible rule.
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Words nearby infrangible
Origin of infrangible
OTHER WORDS FROM infrangiblein·fran·gi·bil·i·ty, in·fran·gi·ble·ness, nounin·fran·gi·bly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for infrangible
Frangible things are of less value than things that are infrangible.
He liked this harsh country, these harsh, infrangible people that it bred.The Judge|Rebecca West
British Dictionary definitions for infrangible
/ (ɪnˈfrændʒɪbəl) /
incapable of being broken
not capable of being violated or infringed
Derived forms of infrangibleinfrangibility or infrangibleness, nouninfrangibly, adverb
Word Origin for infrangible
C16: from Late Latin infrangibilis, from Latin in- 1 + frangere to break
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