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Meaning of INVULNERABLE

Pronunciation:  in'vulnurubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  immune to attack; impregnable; "gunners raked the beach from invulnerable positions on the cliffs"
 

INVULNERABLE is a 12 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: airtight, bombproof, defendable, defensible, entrenched, impregnable, inviolable, secure, shellproof, strong, tight, unassailable, unattackable, untouchable
 
 Antonyms: vulnerable
 
 See Also: protected, safe, unconquerable

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*vul"ner*a*ble\, a. [L. invulnerabilis: cf. F.
invuln['e]rable. See {In-} not, and {Vulnerable}.]
1. Incapable of being wounded, or of receiving injury.

         Neither vainly hope To be invulnerable in those
         bright arms.                          --Milton.

2. Unanswerable; irrefutable; that can not be refuted or
   convinced; as, an invulnerable argument.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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