Definition of inexpugnable in English:


Syllabification: in·ex·pug·na·ble
Pronunciation: /ˌinekˈspəgnəbəl, -ˈspyo͞onəbəl


  • archaic term for impregnable.
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    • It evinces an overdiminished but nevertheless inexpugnable desire for moral as well as ethical rectitude.
    • I mean the inexpugnable belief that every detailed occurrence can be correlated with its antecedents in a perfectly definite manner exemplifying general principles.
    • The city is fortified with 150 very strong towers, covered over with ceilings from the upper stories of the buildings in its streets like a crypt, and in a measure inexpugnable.


late Middle English: via Old French from Latin inexpugnabilis, from in- 'not' + expugnabilis 'able to be taken by assault'.

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