Origin of invincibleMiddle English invyncyble from Middle French invincible from Classical Latin invincibilis: see in- and vincible
Pembroke Castle was built to be invincible.
A superhero who cannot be killed is an example of someone who would be described as invincible.
Origin of invincibleMiddle English from Old French from Latin invincibilis in- not ; see in- 1. vincibilis conquerable ; see vincible .
- in·vin′ci·bil′i·ty in·vin′ci·ble·ness
(usually uncountable, plural invincibles)
From Middle French invincible, from Latin invincibilis (“unconquerable”), from in- (“not”) + vincibilis (“conquerable”), from vincere (“to conquer”).
- It'll render him near-invincible for several days.
- This proved to be the last pitched battle of the war, the Danes never again venturing to attack their once more invincible enemy in the open field.
- Rome, protected by invincible prestige, escaped.
- He is constantly admitting that on such and such an occasion he was terribly afraid; he confesses without the least shame that, when one of his followers suggested defiance of the Saracens and voluntary death, he (Joinville) paid not the least attention to him; nor does he attempt to gloss in any way his refusal to accompany St Louis on his unlucky second crusade, or his invincible conviction that it was better to be in mortal sin than to have the leprosy, or his decided preference for wine as little watered as might be, or any other weakness.
- The defeat of the " Invincible Armada " in 1588, at which time the crowns of Spain and Portugal were united, gave a fresh stimulus to maritime enterprise in England; and the successful voyage of Cornelius Houtman in East 1596 showed the way round the Cape of Good Hoe lnd,a 59 Y P P Company.