- incapable of being wounded, hurt, or damaged.
- proof against or immune to attack: A strong navy made Great Britain invulnerable.
- not open to denial or disproof: an invulnerable argument.
Origin of invulnerable
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Examples from the Web for invulnerability
By eluding justice after his first attacks on America in 1998, bin Laden created a mystique of invulnerability.Who Was Hiding bin Laden?
May 2, 2011
Have I not also the coins of invulnerability bound in the flesh and blood of my arm?'Chatterbox, 1905.
The hand weapon held by Konar would destroy his invulnerability.Millennium
Everett B. Cole
To what cause can the invulnerability of the explosive matter be due?Thunder and Lightning
Hugo perceived that his invulnerability was to stand him in stead no longer.Gladiator
As it was, however, it only confirmed the Boxers in their belief in their invulnerability.With the Allies to Pekin
George Alfred Henty
- incapable of being wounded, hurt, damaged, etc, either physically or emotionally
- incapable of being damaged or capturedan invulnerable fortress
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Word Origin and History for invulnerability
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