Origin of invincible
Examples from the Web for invincible
It announced a withdrawal from the French shore due to invincible enemy resistance.Blood in the Sand: When James Jones Wrote a Grunt’s View of D-Day|James Jones|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Pressing the dodge button at the right time causes her to temporarily burst into an invincible flock of crows.Bayonetta Is Nintendo’s Graphic, Ass-Kicking Barbie|Alec Kubas-Meyer|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The truth, revealed through interviews with locals and Iraqi security forces, is that the ISIS was far from invincible.The Paper Tiger of the Tigris: How ISIS Took Tikrit Without a Fight|Andrew Slater|June 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For the first 13 years of his career, 227 consecutive games, Manning was invincible.The Injuries That Made Peyton Manning and Tom Brady|Ben Teitelbaum|January 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It sounds even better than it did back when he was young and invincible.
He who loved her must stand first, and she saw Donnegan as the invincible man.Gunman's Reckoning|Max Brand
Never since the days of the Invincible Armada had war been so brought home to the people of the tight little island.The Naval History of the United States|Willis J. Abbot.
There must then be in beauty and virtue an invincible charm, that opens gates of adamant and softens hearts of steel.Voltaire's Romances|Franois-Marie Arouet
It was difficult for even the invincible Gabrielle to resist so surprising a proof of her royal lover's devotion.Women of History|Anonymous
I have my prejudices, and they are so strong as to be invincible.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete|Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
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Word Origin for invincible
Word Origin and History for invincible
early 15c., from Middle French invincible (14c.) or directly from Latin invincibilis "unconquerable," from in- "not" (see in- (1)) + vincibilis "conquerable," from vincere "to overcome" (see victor). Related: Invincibly. Noun meaning "one who is invincible" is from 1630s. Invincible ignorance is from Church Latin ignorantia invincibilis (Aquinas). Related: Invincibly.