Origin of indomitableLate Latin indomitabilis from Classical Latin indomitus, untamed from in-, not + domitus, past participle of domitare, to tame, intensive from domare, to tame
An example of indomitable is a cancer survivor who goes on to run a marathon.
Origin of indomitableLate Latin indomitābilis Latin in- not ; see in- 1. Latin domitāre to tame frequentative of domāre to subdue ; see demə- in Indo-European roots.
- in·dom′i·ta·bil′i·ty in·dom′i·ta·ble·ness
(comparative more indomitable, superlative most indomitable)
From the Late Latin indomitabilis, in- "not" + domitare frequentive of domare "to tame"
- Doria was a man of indomitable energy and a great admiral.
- It was possible only to a leader of indomitable will.
- The Marsi were a hardy mountain people, famed for their simple habits and indomitable courage.
- It pained Dean to see her 30 pounds thinner, wearing an ill fitting wig in place of her waist-length ebony hair, but her indomitable spirit continued to leave him in awe.
- At Rignano the indomitable Ranulf again utterly defeated the king, but in April 1139 Ranulf died, leaving none to oppose Roger, who subdued pitilessly the last of the rebels.