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unsinkable

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈsɪŋkəb(ə)l
 
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Definition of unsinkable in English:

adjective

(Of a ship or boat) unable to be sunk: the supposedly unsinkable ship hit an iceberg
More example sentences
  • But it is because of hydrogen bonds that ice floats, and the iceberg can sink even the unsinkable ship.
  • It does seem a bit inappropriate though considering the unsinkable ship was sunk by an iceberg all those years ago.
  • What other cause would there be to put people into lifeboats on an unsinkable ship?

Derivatives

unsinkability

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Pronunciation: /-ˈbɪlɪti/
noun
Example sentences
  • The outer skin is backed by urethane foam - adding to its ‘unsinkability.’
  • The Titanic is remembered for something else - its hubris, its unsinkability.
  • Its remarkable buoyancy, and the Whaler's legendary unsinkability, was simply a coincidence.

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