Definition of infrangible in English:

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infrangible

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈfran(d)ʒɪb(ə)l/

adjective

formal
Unbreakable; inviolable: there is no infrangible genetic prescription of human behaviour
More example sentences
  • But, not for the first time, I'd underestimated the children's resilience and adaptability; and their infrangible curiosity.
  • Thus he stressed that his will to defend every inch of Soviet-held territory to the last drop of blood of the last Red Army infantryman was infrangible.
  • It was cumulative and continuous, suggesting an open-ended adventure in social learning where no type was infrangible.

Derivatives

infrangibility

Pronunciation: /ɪnfran(d)ʒɪˈbɪlɪti/
noun
Example sentences
  • It is therefore necessary to use glass shields which resist the high temperatures reached, but which do not have characteristics of infrangibility and are consequently particularly subject to damage.
  • The latest in technology and materials combine to allow a reduction in thickness which increases not only luminous efficiency, but also elasticity, thus ensuring improved sturdiness and infrangibility.

infrangibly

adverb
Example sentences
  • If we open up for this infrangibly flowing, divine light energy nothing but good will come to us.
  • The work looked muffled, ineloquent and infrangibly sincere.

Origin

Late 16th century: from French, or from medieval Latin infrangibilis, from in- 'not' + frangibilis (see frangible).

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