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indivisible

[in-duh-viz-uh-buh l] /ˌɪn dəˈvɪz ə bəl/
adjective
1.
not divisible; not separable into parts; incapable of being divided:
one nation indivisible.
noun
2.
something indivisible.
Origin of indivisible
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English < Late Latin indīvīsibilis. See in-3, divisible
Related forms
indivisibility, indivisibleness, noun
indivisibly, adverb
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  • Suppose the negative proposition, No B is A, to be true immediately or indivisibly.

    Aristotle George Grote
  • Again, suppose the affirmative proposition, All B is A, to be true immediately or indivisibly.

    Aristotle George Grote
  • You were saying just now that you and the river were indivisibly one.

    The Angel of Pain E. F. Benson
  • His kindliness is not the action of a section of his character; it enlists and occupies his being as a whole and indivisibly.

  • In the next and longest division of the book, direct allegory and imaginative vision are indivisibly mixed into each other.

    William Blake Algernon Charles Swinburne
British Dictionary definitions for indivisibly

indivisible

/ˌɪndɪˈvɪzəbəl/
adjective
1.
unable to be divided
2.
(maths) leaving a remainder when divided by a given number: 8 is indivisible by 3
Derived Forms
indivisibility, indivisibleness, noun
indivisibly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for indivisibly

indivisible

adj.

early 15c., from Middle French indivisible and directly from Late Latin indivisibilis, from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + divisibilis (see divisible).

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