inextinguishable inextinguishable

Definition(s):

  • (adj) difficult or impossible to extinguish

Usage(s):

  1. The traditional global relay carrying the Olympic torch to the site of the Games is supposed to convey the inextinguishable vigor of the Olympic spirit.
  2. The traditional global relay carrying the Olympic torch to the site of the Games is supposed to convey the inextinguishable vigor of the Olympic spirit.
  3. What holds them together is a passion for thinking and an inextinguishable curiosity about a new economic order that is unfolding before them like an Alice in Wonderland world.

News

  • Inextinguishable Brass to perform June 29 in Taylor music series

    Inextinguishable Brass, a group founded by trumpeter Adam Gallant at the University of New Hampshire in 2008, will play the 2013 Taylor Community Music Series at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 29, at the Woodside Building, 435 Union Ave.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: New Hampshire Union Leader

Quotes

  1. In his speech, Adams noted that the United States since its founding has "proclaimed to mankind the inextinguishable rights of human nature, and the only lawful foundations of government."
    on Jul 8, 2008 By: John Quincy Adams Source: UNC Chapell Hill

  2. "The work is a struggle between the forces of destruction and the forces of creation," Wolff said. "The title refers to the inextinguishable force of life and creation. The work shows how we can survive a catastrophe."
    on Feb 1, 2009 By: Wolff Source: Deseret News

  3. As composer Carl Nielsen said: "Music is life and, like it, inextinguishable."
    on Oct 2, 2007 By: Carl Nielsen Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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