Definition of inexpugnable in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌinekˈspyo͞onəb(ə)l/
Pronunciation: /ˌinekˈspəɡnəb(ə)l/


Archaic term for impregnable.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: in·ex·pug·na·ble

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