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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
  • Aikido people often demonstrate how an almost straight arm is practically unbendable.
  • The creature's vertebrae are shaped like hockey pucks, and they're stacked so close to one another that the spine is essentially unbendable.
  • 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
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  • The striker's hitherto unbendable faith in his own abilities is suffering.
  • The tone of her voice made everything final and unbendable.
  • Do we experience the birth of the legend of Lancelot's unmatched fighting prowess and unbendable chivalry?

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