Definition of vincible in English:

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vincible

Pronunciation: /ˈvinsəbəl/

adjective

literary
(Of an opponent or obstacle) able to be overcome or conquered.
Example sentences
  • Ladies and gentlemen, I give you the easily vincible Straw Man.
  • The more vincible he seemed, the less he seemed like a sure bet to beat his opponent, and the more support he lost.
  • His summation of the problem with computer security is, as he himself admits, quite cynical: ‘… the mathematics are impeccable, the computers are vincible, the networks are lousy, and the people are abysmal.’

Derivatives

vincibility

Pronunciation: /ˌvinsəˈbilətē/
noun
Example sentences
  • He has taken one of the most bloody and most complex battles in the history of the British Empire to demonstrate the utter vincibility of a super-power by meagre, but determined, forces.
  • Again, it is developments like these that contribute to the vincibility of all nations.
  • The battle proved the fallibility of Hitler and the vincibility of the Wehrmacht, which up to then had enjoyed little but victory.

Origin

Mid 16th century: from Latin vincibilis, from vincere 'to overcome'.

Words that rhyme with vincible

convincible

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: vin·ci·ble

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