invulnerability invulnerability  /ɪn ˌvəl nə rə ˈbɪ lɪ ti/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) having the strength to withstand attack
  2. (n) the property of being invulnerable; the property of being incapable of being hurt (physically or emotionally)

Usage(s):

  1. But after seeing my invulnerability they will.
  2. To be sure, claims of disc invulnerability have proved overly optimistic.
  3. Were Iraq to acquire a deliverable nuclear weapon, it would gain a measure of invulnerability.

News

  • Vt. Delegation Adds to Election Funds

    Cash is rolling in at a reliable pace for Vermont’s congressional delegation. By now, serious electoral foes are a foreign concept to Senators Patrick Leahy and Bernie Sanders and Rep. Peter Welch, but the invulnerability doesn’t seem to have dampened the giving spirit of their supporters.
    on July 18, 2013     Source: Valley News

Quotes

  1. "Hackers find the hole in the human firewall," Mitnick told an information technology security conference on Wednesday in Johannesburg, South Africa. "What's the biggest hole? It's the illusion of invulnerability."
    on Mar 8, 2006 By: Kevin Mitnick Source: FOXNews

  2. "It had to have an effect," Jones says. "Superman's invulnerability to bullets, loss of family, destruction of his homeland - all seem to overlap with Jerry's personal experience. There's a connection there: the loss of a dad as a source for...
    on Aug 25, 2008 By: Gerard Jones Source: USA Today

  3. In face of nearly five decades of assaults and threats by Washington, "we will continue to consolidate the military invulnerability of our nation based on the strategic concept of the war of the entire people, whose planning and introduction we...
    on Dec 16, 2006 By: Fidel Castro Source: The Militant

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