impregnable impregnable  /ɪm ˈprɛɡ nə bəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) immune to attack; incapable of being tampered with
  2. (adj) capable of conceiving
  3. (adj) incapable of being overcome, challenged or refuted

Usage(s):

  1. Bush's argument is tight, concise and, so far, impregnable.
  2. It recounts the story of the ancient impregnable city that was destroyed partly by its overreaching.
  3. His commander adopted the scheme, and Scruggs had his first taste of plotting to crack defenses that had been thought to be impregnable.

News

  1. WILLIAMS

    By Toby Davis LONDON (Reuters) - After all the shocks and spills of the opening week, top seed Serena Williams remained impregnable as she unleashed her full arsenal to move almost effortlessly into the last 16 at Wimbledon on Saturday. A crushing 6-2 6-0 win over Japanese veteran Kimiko Date-Krumm offered a reminder that while her closest rivals in the women's game are often vulnerable to ...
    on June 30, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Tennis-Serena turns on style to beat golden oldie

    (Adds details, quotes, byline) By Toby Davis LONDON, June 29 (Reuters) - After all the shocks and spills of the opening week, top seed Serena Williams remained impregnable as she unleashed her full arsenal to move almost effortlessly into the last 16 at Wimbledon on Saturday. A crushing 6-2 6-0 win over Japanese veteran Kimiko Date-Krumm offered a reminder that while her closest rivals in the ...
    on June 30, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Serena Turns on Style to Beat Golden Oldie

    After all the shocks and spills of the opening week, top seed Serena Williams remained impregnable as she unleashed her full arsenal to move almost effortlessly into the last 16 at Wimbledon on Saturday.
    on June 30, 2013     Source: New York Times

Quotes

  1. In an article for the London Evening Standard, Boris wrote: "I have found myself brooding - like all paranoid politicians - on the negative voices, the people who say that the great King Newt is too dug in, that his positions are impregnable, his...
    on Jul 23, 2007 By: Boris Johnson Source: The Voice

  2. "The interest in football around the world is increasing - it is not saturated," Gill said. "We have worked on our global position for many years, but it would be wrong to think that we are impregnable. If we did that, we would get knocked...
    on Jul 24, 2008 By: David Gill Source: Times Online

  3. Writing for the Court in Everson, Justice Hugo Black concluded, "The First Amendment has erected a wall between church and state. That wall must be kept high and impregnable. We could not approve the slightest breach."
    on Mar 6, 2007 By: Hugo Black Source: Evening Bulletin

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