Definition: unconquerable; unyielding
Definition: unconquerable; unyielding
Sentences Containing 'indomitable'
Notwithstanding the fact that a great many had driven a part of their stock to the hills some time ago, there yet remains a large quantity, which General York, who is working with indomitable energy, will get landed in the pine hills by Tuesday.
said Monte Cristo, with the same indomitable coolness;``let us see.
If gifted with these qualities, and he studies his subject for years, and devotes his lifetime to it with indomitable perseverance, he will succeed, and may make great improvements; if he wants any of these qualities, he will assuredly fail.
Sexual selection, by always allowing the victor to breed, might surely give indomitable courage, length of spur, and strength to the wing to strike in the spurred leg, in nearly the same manner as does the brutal cockfighter by the careful selection of his best cocks.
How completely they failed is manifest from the fact that with all his sanguine temperament and indomitable perseverance he was unable to maintain the struggle to gain a livelihood as a dramatist for more than three years; nor was the rising popularity of Lope the cause, as is often said, notwithstanding his own words to the contrary.
The same indomitable spirit that kept him from despair in the bagnios of Algiers, and prompted him to attempt the escape of himself and his comrades again and again, made him persevere in spite of failure and discouragement in his efforts to win the ear of the public as a dramatist.
I went up to my bedroom to change my wet clothes; and the vast extent of that old wainscoted apartment (which was over the archway leading to the Inn, I remember), and the sedate immensity of the four-post bedstead, and the indomitable gravity of the chests of drawers, all seemed to unite in sternly frowning on the fortunes of Traddles, or on any such daring youth.
And that the great monster is indomitable, you will yet have reason to know.
It was tested on the carriers HMS "Illustrious" and HMS "Indomitable" before being introduced on British carriers in 1954 and on US carriers in 1955.
In 2002, Cameroon's "Indomitable Lions" made the second consecutive titles since Ghana had done it in the 1960s and after Egypt had done it before in 1957 and 1959.
During his confinement, Martok came to respect the indomitable character and fighting qualities of Worf.
These states have less population density due to indomitable physical barriers.
By his skilled leadership, indomitable will, and dauntless courage, Pfc.
Despite the great personal risk involved to his own life, Captain Maywald, with undaunted determination, indomitable courage, and professional skill, repeatedly made low passes over the rescue scene in his light unarmored observation aircraft. At times, he flew within fifty feet of the hostile forces to determine their positions and to deliberately draw their fire on his aircraft. Due to his courage, persistence, and professional skill the downed pilot was safely recovered.
The 1977 race saw Moffat and team-mate Colin Bond cross the finish line side by side after opening up an indomitable lead in the early laps.
Within a body consisting of skinny legs, a large nose and huge spectacles covering the majority of her face lays the creative mind and indomitable spirit of the strip’s protagonist, Agnes.
At 9:35 Beatty signalled 'Engage the corresponding ships in the enemy's line', but "Tiger"s captain, believing that "Indomitable" was already engaging "Blücher", fired at , as did "Lion", which left unengaged and able to continue to engage "Lion" without risk.
At 2:30 the starboard engine began to fail and her speed was reduced to . "Indomitable" was ordered to tow "Lion" back to port at 3:00, but it took two hours and two tries before she could start to tow "Lion", and a further day-and-a-half to reach port at speeds of , even after "Lion"s starboard engine was temporarily repaired.
Finally, Nathan's indomitable refusal to admit defeat in life in exile — he undoubtedly paralleled himself with his hero Byron — has enabled him, from his concertising and writings on Aboriginal music, to be justly remembered by antipodean musicologists as "the father of Australian music".
He has always been an indomitable enthusiast and an expert, in which he succeeded years later in involving even his Anna Moffo.
The congress itself is not described in much detail, but Subotić includes some interesting recollections and evaluations of the historic meeting by Serbian delegates, and by the indomitable Mikhail Bakunin which illuminate more clearly the central theme of his book.
When a man gets as far gone as he was and nothing but his indomitable pluck allowed him to stand, somebody should have had the power and the will to force him to leave the game.
In 2006, his first book was published: "Tae Kwon Do basics, techniques and forms: The indomitable martial art of Korea" (co-authored with Allan Schein).
More Vocab Wordsmartinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
aspersion - slanderous remark; Ex. cast aspersions on
practical - based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
narcissist - conceited person; N. narcissism; CF. narcissus
pander - cater to (the low desires of others)
euphemism - mild expression in place of an unpleasant one; ADJ. euphemistic
annotate - comment; make explanatory notes
wastrel - waster; profligate
inimitable - matchless; not able to be imitated
incandescent - strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle