AskDefine | Define invincible

Dictionary Definition

invincible adj : incapable of being overcome or subdued; "an invincible army"; "her invincible spirit" [syn: unbeatable, unvanquishable]

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English

Etymology

Taken from invincibilis, formed by the prefix in- ("not") and vincibilis ("conquerable")

Pronunciation

  • /ɪnˈvɪns.ɪbl̩/, 1=/In"vIns.Ibl=/ a UK
  • Rhymes with: -ɪbl̩

Noun

  1. That which cannot be defeated, overcome or denied.

Antonyms

Translations

that which cannot be defeated

Adjective

  1. Not possible to defeat, overcome or deny.

Translations

not possible to defeat

Extensive Definition

Invincible means impossible to defeat, overcome, or deny and may also refer to:

Music

* Invincible (Michael Jackson album), and the title song

Film and television

Literature

Ships

  • HMS Invincible (disambiguation), six ships of the British Royal Navy
  • Invincible class (disambiguation), at least two types of ships serving the Royal Navy

Sports

See also

invincible in German: Invincible
invincible in Spanish: Invincible (desambiguación)
invincible in French: Invincible
invincible in Dutch: Invincible
invincible in Japanese: インヴィンシブル
invincible in Polish: Invincible
invincible in Russian: Непобедимый
invincible in Slovenian: Invincible

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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