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indomitable

[in-dom-i-tuh-buh l] /ɪnˈdɒm ɪ tə bəl/
adjective
1.
that cannot be subdued or overcome, as persons, will, or courage; unconquerable:
an indomitable warrior.
Origin
1625-1635
1625-35; < Late Latin indomitābilis < Latin indomit(us) untamed (in- in-3 + domitus, past participle of domāre to subdue, tame, bring under control) + -ābilis -able; compare Latin indomābilis
Related forms
indomitability, indomitableness, noun
indomitably, adverb
Synonyms
unyielding. See invincible.
Antonyms
yielding.
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indomitable

/ɪnˈdɒmɪtəbəl/
adjective
1.
(of courage, pride, etc) difficult or impossible to defeat or subdue
Derived Forms
indomitability, indomitableness, noun
indomitably, adverb
Word Origin
C17: from Late Latin indomitābilis, from Latin indomitus untamable, from in-1 + domitus subdued, from domāre to tame
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indomitable

adj.

1630s, from Late Latin indomitabilis "untameable," from in- "not, opposite of, without" (see in- (1)) + *domitabilis, from Latin domitare, frequentative of domare "to tame" (see tame). Related: Indomitably.

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