Share this entry

Share this page

unbendable

Line breaks: un|bend¦able
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈbɛndəb(ə)l
 
/

Definition of unbendable in English:

adjective

1Not able to be bent; stiff: unbendable ski poles
More example sentences
  • Choose a tool with unbendable metal.
  • We headed home, me now with two fingers now swollen to the size of German sausages and utterly unbendable and a deep, abiding worry over the condition of my hand.
  • During the action Hamilton's left wrist was shattered, an injury which left the fingers in his hand shrivelled and unbendable.
1.1Not able to be changed or adapted: rigid, unbendable rules obeying his commands with unbendable allegiance
More example sentences
  • After being so long without her child, her ladyship's mind was not unbendable.
  • She made the best parts of the modern world fit into Butcher Hollow's unbendable pieties and unbreakable family bonds, making feminism transferrable to Middle America in the process.
  • Conservative evangelicals fear that a younger generation is straying from unbendable biblical truths.

Definition of unbendable in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day boscage
Pronunciation: ˈbɒskɪdʒ
noun
a mass of trees or shrubs