invulnerable invulnerable  /ɪn ˈvəl nə rə bəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) immune to attack; impregnable

Usage(s):

  1. At the time, Coe looked invulnerable.
  2. No one had ever questioned Reagan's conservative credentials, so Reagan was all but invulnerable to the vigilantes of the hard right.
  3. We don't want our superheroes to be invulnerable Supermen Clark Kent's sad-sack persona is as essential to fans as Superman's ability to turn steel girders into pasta ribbons.

News

  1. James Spader Is an Unstoppable Robot Killing Machine (In Avengers )

    When you think "invulnerable evil robot plotting the downfall of humanity," you think James Spader, right? If not, you will soon. Thanks, Marvel Studios.        
    on August 30, 2013     Source: Wired News

  2. Manchester United vs. Chelsea will teach us nothing

    Manchester United and Chelsea are a long way from being as invulnerable as either of those two sides, but they may produce a sort of bastardised version of their best performances.
    on August 26, 2013     Source: Philly.com

Quotes

  1. Still, Faust warned in an e-mail to faculty, staff and students "we must recognize that Harvard is not invulnerable to the seismic financial shocks in the larger world. Our own economic landscape has been significantly altered."
    on Nov 10, 2008 By: Drew Gilpin Faust Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. The agency quoted Kim as saying North Korea "is invulnerable and the cause of building a great prosperous powerful nation is sure to be accomplished as it has this matchless great army that has become steel-strong".
    on Jan 4, 2009 By: Kim Jong Il Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  3. "Online thieves who steal merchandise that companies work hard to produce and protect might think that cyberspace cloaks them in anonymity and makes them invulnerable to prosecution," US lawyer Patrick Fitzgerald said. "But we have the...
    on Feb 1, 2006 By: Patrick Fitzgerald Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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