inexpugnable
I adjective defensible, formidable, hardy, immune, impenetrable, imperdible, impregnable, indomitable, inexpugnabilis, inextinguishable, insuperable, insurmountable, invincible, inviolable, invulnerable, irresistible, mighty, potent, powerful, protected, puissant, redoubtable, resistless, safe, secure, secure from capture, strong, sturdy, tenable, unassailable, unattackable, unbeatable, unbreakable, unchallengeable, unconquerable, unsubduable, unyielding II index immune, insurmountable, invincible

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  • inexpugnable — [ inɛkspygnabl; pyɲabl ] adj. • 1352; lat. inexpugnabilis, de expugnare « prendre d assaut » ♦ Littér. Qu on ne peut prendre d assaut; qui résiste aux attaques, aux sièges. ⇒ imprenable. Forteresse inexpugnable. ● inexpugnable adjectif (latin… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Inexpugnable — In ex*pug na*ble, a. [L. inexpugnabilis: cf. F. inexpugnable. See {In } not, and {Expugnable}.] Incapable of being subdued by force; impregnable; unconquerable. Burke. [1913 Webster] A fortress, inexpugnable by the arts of war. Milman. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inexpugnable — adjetivo 1. Que no se puede expugnar o conquistar o es muy difícil hacerlo: fortaleza inexpugnable …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • inexpugnable — Inexpugnable. adj. de tout genre. Qui ne peut estre emporté par siege ou par assaut. Forteresse, place inexpugnable …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • inexpugnable — late 15c., from L. inexpugnabilis not to be taken by assault, from in not (see IN (Cf. in ) (1) + expuglabilis, from expugnare (see EXPUGN (Cf. expugn)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • inexpugnable — unassailable, impregnable, *invincible, unconquerable, invulnerable, indomitable Analogous words: uncombatable, irresistible, unopposable (see corresponding affirmative verbs at RESIST) Antonyms: expugnable Contrasted words: assailable,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • inexpugnable — Inexpugnable, Inexpugnabilis …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • inexpugnable — (Del lat. inexpugnabĭlis). 1. adj. Que no se puede tomar o conquistar por las armas. 2. Inaccesible o de acceso muy difícil. 3. Que no se deja vencer ni persuadir …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • inexpugnable — [in΄eks pug′nə bəl, in΄ik spug′nə bəl] adj. [LME < MFr < L inexpugnabilis < in , not + expugnabilis, that can be taken by storm < expugnare, to take by storm < ex , intens. + pugnare, to fight: see PUGNACIOUS] that cannot be… …   English World dictionary

  • inexpugnable — (i nèk spugh na bl ) adj. Qui ne peut être pris par la force des armes. •   Rempart inexpugnable pour défendre la république chrétienne, BALZ. le Prince, ch. I. •   Une tour inexpugnable, G. NAUDÉ Apologie, p. 443. •   Une ville grande,… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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