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vincible

[ vin-suh-buhl ]
/ ˈvɪn sə bəl /
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adjective
capable of being conquered or overcome: vincible fears.
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Origin of vincible

1540–50; <Latin vincibilis, equivalent to vinc(ere) to overcome + -ibilis-ible

OTHER WORDS FROM vincible

vin·ci·bil·i·ty, vin·ci·ble·ness, noun
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How to use vincible in a sentence

  • The thought of herself as vulnerable and vincible to the hostile sex had come upon the girl, fire-new, with disruptive force.

    V. V.'s Eyes|Henry Sydnor Harrison
  • But fortunately for my peace of mind, they finally proved vincible under the hot sun, and the distance we had to go to camp.

    How I Found Livingstone|Henry M. Stanley
  • The creditor was perhaps vincible by arguments and supplications.

    Arthur Mervyn|Charles Brockden Brown
  • You are a man imbued by errors, and vincible by slight temptations.

    Memoirs of Carwin the Biloquist|Charles Brockden Brown

British Dictionary definitions for vincible

vincible
/ (ˈvɪnsɪbəl) /

adjective
rare capable of being defeated or overcome

Derived forms of vincible

vincibility or vincibleness, noun

Word Origin for vincible

C16: from Latin vincibilis, from vincere to conquer
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