Meaning of unconquerable in English:


Pronunciation /ʌnˈkɒŋk(ə)rəb(ə)l/


  • (especially of a place, people, or emotion) not conquerable.

    ‘an unconquerable pride’
    • ‘Maybe the rest of the city is quivering in terror, cowering at home, hiding with unconquerable fear?’
    • ‘She had managed to stay completely unruffled during the entire conversation, defying what he knew about humans and their unconquerable pride.’
    • ‘This strength, this invincibility, this unconquerable identification caused the Prudential Insurance Company in 1896 to use the Rock as their brand to symbolize a defense from all obstacles.’
    • ‘The sun is invincible, unconquerable, the highest ideal of the self and the highest aspiration of the soul.’
    • ‘For many physically disabled people, steps leading into a public transportation vehicle are unconquerable barriers, and public transport in Indonesia generally do not have handicap-access, such as ramps.’
    • ‘But, in medical parlance, it is the body's response to a situation or an environment that is unwelcome, unwarranted, unconquerable and unplanned.’
    • ‘Rugged, mountainous, impenetrable, recalcitrant and peopled by an enemy hardened and fanatical, it was considered unconquerable.’
    • ‘The spirit reminds me a lot of the late-seventies San Diego Cons which were just big enough that there was always something to do but not so big that they felt unconquerable.’
    • ‘Natural law has more power when nature proves itself unconquerable, when a black front moves across those wide plains skies followed by tornadoes.’
    • ‘Sequels appeal to a pre-sold audience, so story issues like character development and unconquerable antagonists are unnecessary.’
    • ‘In all seriousness, we now must ask what challenges remain unconquerable by O'Brien - if he said he was going to walk on the planet Mars next year, would you bet against him?’
    • ‘The Fringe is simply an unconquerable cliff-face of theatre.’
    • ‘The film asks us to see our own planet as an alien planet, and to look again at the unconquerable alienness of other people, at the enigma of absence and presence, death and life.’
    • ‘Brad Pitt, who heads a stellar cast as the unconquerable hero Achilles, was intrigued by his complex, multi-faceted character.’
    • ‘Until the Germans collapsed, they seemed unconquerable; but so was Clemenceau.’
    • ‘In Vietnam, the most visible resurgence comes from the unconquerable spirit of entrepreneurial Saigon.’
    • ‘She has been through so much and lasted so long because her unconquerable spirit wouldn't let her stay down.’
    • ‘He has arrived with his virtually unconquerable army and besieged Jerusalem.’
    • ‘Deron was strong, sizeable, and seemingly unconquerable.’
    • ‘When it comes to free trade, as Adam Smith once opined, ‘Not only the prejudices of the public, but what is much more unconquerable, the private interests of many individuals, irresistibly oppose it.’’
    invincible, unconquerable, unbeatable, unassailable, impregnable, invulnerable, unsurpassable, unshakeable