from The Century Dictionary.

  • That cannot be quenched or repressed; inextinguishable: as, quenchless fire or fury.

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

  • adjective Incapable of being quenched; inextinguishable.

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

  • adjective That cannot be quenched; unquenchable.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective impossible to quench


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  • A wild, mystical, sympathetical feeling was in me; Ahab's quenchless feud seemed mine.

    - Melville, Moby-Dick, ch. 41

    July 25, 2008