Indelible Definition

That cannot be erased, blotted out, eliminated, etc.; permanent; lasting.
Webster's New World
Impossible to remove, erase, or wash away; permanent.
Indelible ink.
American Heritage
Making a mark not easily erased or washed away.
An indelible pen for labeling clothing.
American Heritage
Leaving a lasting mark.
Indelible ink.
Webster's New World
Unable to be forgotten; memorable.
An indelible memory.
American Heritage

Origin of Indelible

  • Alteration of earlier indeleble from Latin indēlēbilis in- not in–1 dēlēbilis capable of being effaced (from dēlēre to wipe out)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin indelebilis (“indestructible”).

    From Wiktionary

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