invulnerable

  • 1 invulnérable — [ ɛ̃vylnerabl ] adj. • 1509; lat. invulnerabilis 1 ♦ Qui n est pas vulnérable, qui ne peut être blessé. « celui qui se croirait invulnérable n aurait peur de rien » (Rousseau). Invulnérable aux coups. Par métaph. « Mon cœur à tous ses traits… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Invulnerable — In*vul ner*a*ble, a. [L. invulnerabilis: cf. F. invuln[ e]rable. See {In } not, and {Vulnerable}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Incapable of being wounded, or of receiving injury. [1913 Webster] Neither vainly hope To be invulnerable in those bright arms.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 invulnerable — Invulnerable. adj. de tout genre, Qui ne peut estre blessé. On disoit qu Achile estoit invulnerable. il y a des gens qui croyent qu il y a des secrets pour rendre invulnerable …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 4 invulnerable — 1590s, from L. invulnerabilis invulnerable, from in not (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + vulnerabilis (see VULNERABLE (Cf. vulnerable)). Related: Invulnerably …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 invulnerable — I adjective certain, defensible, entrenched, fortified, immune, impenetrable, impregnable, indestructible, indomitable, inexpugnable, infrangible, insuperable, invincible, inviolable, permanent, safe, scatheless, secure, tenable, unassailable,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 invulnerable — impregnable, inexpugnable, unassailable, *invincible, unconquerable, indomitable Antonyms: vulnerable …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 invulnerable — [adj] invincible bulletproof, impassable, impenetrable, impregnable, indestructible, powerful, secure, strong, unbeatable, untouchable; concepts 489,540,551 …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 invulnerable — adjetivo 1. Que no puede ser vulnerado o herido física o moralmente: Tus colegas parecen invulnerables …

    Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • 9 invulnerable — (Del lat. invulnerabĭlis). 1. adj. Que no puede ser herido. 2. Que no resulta afectado por lo que se hace o dice contra él …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 10 invulnerable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ impossible to harm or damage. DERIVATIVES invulnerability noun invulnerably adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 invulnerable — [in vul′nər ə bəl] adj. [L invulnerabilis] not vulnerable; specif., a) that cannot be wounded or injured b) proof against attack; unassailable invulnerability n. invulnerably adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 12 invulnérable — (in vul né ra bl ) adj. Qui n est pas vulnérable. •   Souviens toi du jour épouvantable Où ce fier Espagnol, terrible, invulnérable...., VOLT. Alz. II, 4. •   Achille invulnérable à qui les dieux ont fait une armure défensive très inutile, VOLT.… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 13 invulnerable — ► adjetivo 1 Que no puede ser herido con facilidad: ■ aunque lleve guardaespaldas no es invulnerable. ANTÓNIMO vulnerable 2 Que no puede ser afectado por nada: ■ parece invulnerable a la desgracia. REG. PREPOSICIONAL + a * * * invulnerable 1… …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 14 invulnerable — in|vul|ne|ra|ble [ınˈvʌlnərəbəl] adj someone or something that is invulnerable cannot be harmed or damaged if you attack or criticize them ≠ ↑vulnerable ▪ Gerry s confidence made him feel invulnerable. invulnerable to ▪ We will not be satisfied… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 invulnerable — [[t]ɪnvʌ̱lnərəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ to n If someone or something is invulnerable, they cannot be harmed or damaged. Many daughters mistakenly assume that their mothers are invulnerable and all powerful. ...a system that would make the… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 invulnerable — adjective someone or something that is invulnerable cannot be harmed or damaged if you attack or criticize them: Gerry s confidence seemed to make him invulnerable. (+ to): The castle was invulnerable to attack. invulnerably adverb… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 invulnerable — {{#}}{{LM I22591}}{{〓}} {{SynI23147}} {{[}}invulnerable{{]}} ‹in·vul·ne·ra·ble› {{《}}▍ adj.inv.{{》}} Que no puede ser herido o que no puede ser afectado por algo: • En esa película, la espada hacía invulnerable a quien la poseyera.{{○}}… …

    Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • 18 INVULNÉRABLE — adj. des deux genres Qui ne peut être blessé. La Fable a dit qu Achille était invulnérable, excepté au talon.   Il se dit aussi figurément. Être invulnérable aux traits de la médisance …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 19 INVULNÉRABLE — adj. des deux genres Qui ne peut être blessé. La Fable dit qu’Achille était invulnérable, excepté au talon. Fig., être invulnérable aux traits de la médisance …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 20 invulnerable — invulnerability, invulnerableness, n. invulnerably, adv. /in vul neuhr euh beuhl/, adj. 1. incapable of being wounded, hurt, or damaged. 2. proof against or immune to attack: A strong navy made Great Britain invulnerable. 3. not open to denial or …

    Universalium


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