indestructible indestructible  /ˌɪn də ˈstrək tɪ bəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) not easily destroyed
  2. (adj) very long lasting

Usage(s):

  1. Through his camera's quiet and unblinking eye, the nation became aware of Jack Kennedy's profile, his indestructible mat of hair, his smile and the winsome and soft beauty of Jackie.
  2. The Rubik's Cube certainly makes a good austerity toy: it can take years to solve and it's virtually indestructible apart from the easily removed colored stickers.
  3. While still in production, a movie about the heroic defense against a horde off seemingly indestructible invaders is adopted by the fanboys of the Internet.

News

  1. TRAVIS LAZARCZYK: Dad has the answers

    Dads, they all have opinions. Give my father, John Lazarczyk, an opening, and he'll go on for an hour about how the Baltimore Colts of the 1950s were an indestructible football machine.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Kennebec Journal

  2. Tickets for Chickweed fundraiser now on sale; funds go to Family Crisis Council

    Tickets for Chickweed - Celebrating Indestructible Women, a fundraiser event that benefits the Family Crisis Council of Rowan County, are now on sale.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Salisbury Post

  3. Graphic Books Best Sellers: A New Spin on the Hulk

    "Indestructible Hulk," written by Mark Waid and illustrated by Leinil Francis Yu, is at No. 9 on the hardcover list.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: New York Times

Quotes

  1. "America has shown by the resilience and bravery of its people from Sept. 11 that while buildings can be destroyed, values are indestructible," Brown said. "And we should acknowledge the debt the world owes to the United States for its...
    on Jul 30, 2007 By: Gordon Brown Source: Forbes

  2. "I thought I was indestructible," Baxley said. "I'd always gone at a full pace, pushing myself beyond what I should have. Maybe this was God's way of saying, 'Lucy, you better stop and smell the roses.'"
    on Feb 15, 2009 By: Lucy Baxley Source: FOXNews

  3. "You know who Shaq is," Riley said. "He's an affable guy. He was Superman. I mean, he was indestructible, unstoppable, all those things. But as he gets a little bit older and things slow down, he still can be very effective."
    on Dec 18, 2007 By: Pat Riley Source: International Herald Tribune

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