I adjective bold, brave, courageous, dauntless, defiant, determined, doughty, energetic, fearless, firm, forceful, forcible, formidable, hardy, impregnable, incapable of being subdued, indefatigable, indocile, indomitus, inextinguishable, insuperable, insurmountable, intractable, invictus, invincible, irrepressible, irresistible, masterful, omnipotent, overpowering, overwhelming, persevering, plucky, potent, powerful, puissant, quenchless, recalcitrant, redoubtable, refractory, resisting, resistless, resolute, resolved, solid, sound, stable, stalwart, stanch, stiff, stout, strong, stubborn, tough, unbeatable, unconquerable, undaunted, unflinching, ungovernable, unmanageable, unquenchable, unruly, unshrinking, unsubduable, unsubmissive, unwavering, unyielding, valiant, vigorous II index contumacious, formidable, inexorable, inexpugnable, infallible, inflexible, insuperable, insurmountable, intractable, invincible, irresistible, pertinacious, potent, powerful, resolute, spartan, stable, steadfast, uncontrollable, undaunted, unyielding

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  • Indomitable — In*dom i*ta*ble, a. [L. indomitabilis; pref. in not + domitare, intens. fr. domare to tame. See {Tame}.] Not to be subdued; untamable; invincible; as, an indomitable will, courage, animal. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • indomitable — (adj.) 1630s, from L.L. indomitabilis untameable, from in not, opposite of, without (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + *domitabilis, from L. domitare, frequentative of domare to tame (see TAME (Cf. tame)). Related: Indomitably …   Etymology dictionary

  • indomitable — invincible, unconquerable, impregnable, inexpugnable, unassailable, invulnerable Analogous words: stubborn, dogged, pertinacious (see OBSTINATE): resolute, staunch, steadfast (see FAITHFUL): undaunted, dauntless, intrepid, doughty (see BRAVE) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • indomitable — [adj] steadfast, unyielding dogged, impassable, impregnable, insuperable, insurmountable, invincible, invulnerable, obstinate, pertinacious, resolute, ruthless, staunch, stubborn, unassailable, unbeatable, unconquerable, undefeatable, unflinching …   New thesaurus

  • indomitable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ impossible to subdue or defeat. DERIVATIVES indomitability noun indomitableness noun indomitably adverb. ORIGIN Latin indomitabilis, from in not + domitare to tame …   English terms dictionary

  • indomitable — [in däm′i tə bəl] adj. [LL indomitabilis < L indomitus, untamed < in , not + domitus, pp. of domitare, to tame, intens. < domare, to TAME] not easily discouraged, defeated, or subdued; unyielding; unconquerable indomitability n.… …   English World dictionary

  • Indomitable — Military Two warships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Indomitable :*HMS Indomitable was the first battlecruiser in the world, beating her sister ship HMS Inflexible by four months. She was launched in 1907 and scrapped in 1922. *HMS… …   Wikipedia

  • indomitable — [[t]ɪndɒ̱mɪtəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED (approval) If you say that someone has an indomitable spirit, you admire them because they never give up or admit that they have been defeated. [FORMAL] ...the indomitable spirit of the Polish people. ...a woman …   English dictionary

  • indomitable — in|dom|i|ta|ble [ınˈdɔmıtəbəl US ınˈda: ] adj formal [Date: 1600 1700; : Late Latin; Origin: indomitabilis, from Latin domitare to control the behavior of ] having great determination or courage ▪ an indomitable old lady indomitable… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • indomitable — adjective indomitable spirit/courage etc determination or courage that can never be defeated: a woman of indomitable strength indomitably adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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