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unconquerableness

Definitions

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  • n. The state or quality of being unconquerable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The character or state of being unconquerable.

Etymologies

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From unconquerable +‎ -ness

Examples

  • If God in his faithfulness will not suffer any temptation to prevail against believers, unless they neglect their duty and fall from him, — and they can no otherwise neglect their duty nor depart from him but upon the prevalency of temptation, — their abiding with him, their final unconquerableness, hath a certainty answerable to the faithfulness of God.

    The Doctrine of the Saints��� Perseverance Explained and Confirmed

  • This unconquerableness but fanned Leclère's wrath and stirred him to greater deviltries.

    Batard

  • A denounces B's raiders as pirates and so forth, bombards B's capital, and sets off to hunt down B's airships, while B, in a state of passionate emotion and heroic unconquerableness, sets to work amidst his ruins, making fresh airships and explosives for the benefit of A.

    The War in the Air

  • This unconquerableness only fanned Leclère's wrath and stirred him to greater deviltries.

    Diable - A Dog

  • So long as the thing a man works with is a part of an inner ideal to him, so long as he makes the thing he works with express that ideal, the heat and the glow and the lustre and the beauty and the unconquerableness of that man, and of that man's delight, shall be upon all that he does.

    The Voice of the Machines An Introduction to the Twentieth Century

  • Midlands, where the general temperament is a fearful and strange compound of pride, obstinacy, unconquerableness, romance, and stupidity.

    The Grim Smile of the Five Towns

  • UNCIVILIZED and almost savage as her girlish life was, and unregulated by any outward training as was her mind, there were none who came in contact with her who could be blind to a certain strong, clear wit and unconquerableness of purpose for which she was remarkable.

    A Lady of Quality

  • Uncivilised and almost savage as her girlish life was, and unregulated by any outward training as was her mind, there were none who came in contact with her who could be blind to a certain strong, clear wit, and unconquerableness of purpose, for which she was remarkable.

    A Lady of Quality

  • When once we gain some real notion of the extent and the unconquerableness of our ignorance, it is a very broad and restful thing to depend upon: you can throw yourself upon it at ease, as on a cloud, to feast with the gods.

    The Crown of Wild Olive also Munera Pulveris; Pre-Raphaelitism; Aratra Pentelici; The Ethics of the Dust; Fiction, Fair and Foul; The Elements of Drawing

  • When once we gain some real notion of the extent and unconquerableness of our ignorance, it is a very broad and restful thing to depend upon: you can throw yourself upon it at ease, as on a cloud, to feast with the gods.

    The Ethics of the Dust

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