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  • Impossible to subdue or defeat.

    ‘a woman of indomitable spirit’
    • ‘This is an eloquent testimony to her determination, indomitable spirit and steadfast commitment to the cause.’
    • ‘She is a woman with an indomitable spirit and unshakeable views.’
    • ‘To be successful one should have a combination of curiosity, imagination and indomitable spirit.’
    • ‘It was typical of the indomitable spirit of these women that all the way, despite the pain, she joked with those who were carrying her.’
    • ‘Yet, in the midst of this chaos this fragile city hung together by a slender thread that is the city's indomitable spirit and heart.’
    • ‘Seeding a great vision and an indomitable spirit to achieve India's freedom took place around 1857.’
    • ‘But that was without giving due reckoning to this team's indomitable spirit.’
    • ‘Yet her heart is not broken, nor is her indomitable spirit.’
    • ‘Is it the indomitable spirit that drives the exhaustion out of him?’
    • ‘Their energy is bottomless, their spirit indomitable, their contribution invaluable.’
    • ‘She will be well remembered for her role as matriarch of a large family her indomitable spirit and brilliance at the piano.’
    • ‘An indomitable spirit, a large heart, an inspirational soul, and a man with a message.’
    • ‘He was struck by the indomitable spirit of the Tibetans, impressed enough to want to contribute somehow.’
    • ‘Out of the wreckage of war sometimes come uplifting tales of the indomitable human spirit.’
    • ‘As the exhibition clearly demonstrates, she has become an icon of indomitable spirit and hope.’
    • ‘Her indomitable spirit has helped her overcome many hurdles over the years.’
    • ‘He inspired all who knew him with his indomitable determination to lead an active life in the face of serious illness.’
    • ‘But they got there and have remained due to their indomitable spirit.’
    • ‘After all, I have an indomitable spirit, and a little blood-letting was not going to buckle me.’
    • ‘Needless to say, he was a man of indomitable spirit who moved a nation, the perfect companion for a dying friend.’
    invincible, unconquerable, unbeatable, unassailable, impregnable, invulnerable, unsurpassable, unshakeable
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/inˈdämədəb(ə)l/ /ɪnˈdɑmədəb(ə)l/


Mid 17th century (in the sense ‘untameable’): from late Latin indomitabilis, from in- ‘not’ + Latin domitare ‘to tame’.