invincibility invincibility  /ɪn ˌvɪn sə ˈbɪ lɪ ti/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the property being difficult or impossible to defeat

Usage(s):

  1. It struck down the myth of Western invincibility, led to the ignominious withdrawal of the French from Vietnam, and inspired anti-imperial forces worldwide.
  2. That ol' Kennedy invincibility is getting noticeably shopworn even in Massachusetts, where Kennedys have been on the ballot 20 times and never defeated.
  3. At such moments, reformists give up their usual pretense of invincibility.

News

  • College World Series 2013: Can anybody beat LSU?

    There are moments in sports when a perfect storm of raw ability, execution, desire and pure circumstance converge to produce a moment in which a team transcends its normal limitations and becomes the stuff of legend. In that moment, a team flirts with the distinction between dominance and invincibility. That moment for the LSU Tiger baseball team was the final inning of their super regional ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: SB Nation

Quotes

  1. "If I were to win a big tournament again, one of those Slams," Federer said, "right away I have the invincibility factor again, which is great for me. That's what I'm working for. I was that close in Wimbledon, so I hope to go a step further...
    on Aug 31, 2008 By: Roger Federer Source: ESPN

  2. Petrov added: "Have Chelsea lost their invincibility? When Jose Mourinho was here, they had a special team and they had more belief in themselves. They are definitely not the team they used to be under Jose Mourinho. A lot of changes have happened...
    on Feb 20, 2009 By: Stiliyan Petrov Source: ESPN

  3. "You sense the air of invincibility about the big four has gone, and that is good for the league," said Hughes. "This year has the potential to be as open as it has ever been. The top four teams will drop points. That has been evident at the...
    on Oct 18, 2009 By: Mark Hughes Source: SkySports

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