Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The quality of being indelible.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality of being indelible.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The property of being indelible.

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Examples

  • America is exceptional not because it banished evil, not because Americans are somehow more moral than anyone else, not because its founding somehow changed human nature — but because it recognized the indelibility of human nature and our permanent capacity for evil.

    Dear President Bush,

  • America is exceptional not because it banished evil, not because Americans are somehow more moral than anyone else, not because its founding somehow changed human nature — but because it recognized the indelibility of human nature and our permanent capacity for evil.

    Dear President Bush,

  • Not long before he died, John Updike spoke eloquently of a book's "edges," the boundaries that give shape and integrity to a literary work and that for centuries have found their outward expression in the indelibility of printed pages.

    Books That Are Never Done Being Written

  • The blackness of the night, the glimmering lights, and the warmth of our blanket all made these times magical, but the indelibility of the memory is rooted in the fact that we were breaking that old New England rule!

    bibi - French Word-A-Day

  • Clouding my attempts to find lightness with its indelibility.

    The Juniper Days - Part I

  • The blackness of the night, the glimmering lights, and the warmth of our blanket all made these times magical, but the indelibility of the memory is rooted in the fact that we were breaking that old New England rule!

    bibi - French Word-A-Day

  • With their archaic looping indelibility, these songs invoke the primordial metrical power rhymes of trochaic tetrameter, the speech of Puck and fairies.

    Howie Klein: Rock Music Legend Sandy Pearlman On The Passing Of Feminine Culture Power Source, Ellie Greenwich

  • It is a genre work done by a master, someone playing with form, someone stretching time and moments into indelibility.

    PREDATOR 2, FARGO and THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY Blu-ray Reviews – Collider.com

  • The MediaMax watermark fails to satisfy the indelibility and unforgeability requirements of an ideal disc recognition system.

    Boing Boing: January 22, 2006 - January 28, 2006 Archives

  • If the true test of art is indelibility, then what are we even arguing about?

    RICHARD AVEDON 1923-2004

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