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vincible

[vin-suh-buh l]
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adjective
  1. 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
Related formsvin·ci·bil·i·ty, vin·ci·ble·ness, noun
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Historical Examples

  • You are a man imbued by errors, and vincible by slight temptations.

    Memoirs of Carwin the Biloquist

    Charles Brockden Brown

  • 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


British Dictionary definitions for vincible

vincible

adjective
  1. rare capable of being defeated or overcome
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Derived Formsvincibility or vincibleness, noun

Word Origin

C16: from Latin vincibilis, from vincere to conquer
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Word Origin and History for vincible

adj.

1540s, from Latin vincibilis, from vincere (see victor).

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