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  • adj. Not crushable; that cannot be crushed.


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un- +‎ crushable


  • Once upon a time, yes, there was a philosopher and poet who, when he said "France", brought to mind a people of the Communards, the Dreyfusards, the Maquisards whose uncrushable grandeur another of our friends, Pierre Goldman, whose biography he would write, evoked.

    Bernard-Henri Lévy: In Cairo. DSK's Golden China. A Film on Sollers. My Friend Dollé. The Jardin Case. Whither Pakistan? Ahab or Musil?

  • Many crime fiction novels are allegories of human nature (eg The Sinner by Petra Hammelsfahr - a very dark journey into one woman's troubled psyche and repressed memories), and in other ways they provide us with inspiration to continue with our sometimes grey, routine lives (eg Coroner's Lunch by Colin Cotterill, a lovely example of the uncrushable human spirit in the awful privations and brainwashing of 1970s Laos - very funny indeed, to boot).


  • One reason is that these programs typically crush and bale material for easy transport, and stainless steel bottles are generally uncrushable.

    How To Recycle Metal Water Bottles

  • Being declared the biggest loser of the bunk is one thing, but when she realizes her summer crush is untouchably uncrushable in the real world, she starts to wonder, can camp cool possibly translate to cool cool?

    Interview with Julie Kraut

  • Time proved Gandhi right, and Time will honor this fellow; even though he has a broken arm and internal bleeding after the beating the enraged Iraqis gave him, he is lucky in my humble opinion, to be alive .... don't forget how many broken arms, collar bones, and even skulls the British broke to crush an uncrushable movement in India.

    Muntadar al-Zaidi Did What We Journalists Should Have Done Long Ago

  • For similar convenience, buy inexpensive snack-size plastic containers with lids to keep snacks fresh, uncrushable and convenient.

    Healthy Snacks | A Veggie Venture

  • One of the fliers who made it back from Pilsen defined the uncrushable spirit of the air force that helped bring Germany to ruin.

    Masters of the Air

  • Where there is a will, there is a way ... because we are the uncrushable roses, said the president.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • Ramadaan - that the human spirit is uncrushable - has pulled out country off the path of disaster.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • A major advantage of hand digging over mechanised excavation is that unwanted materials (e.g. large rocks and stones, uncrushable objects, tree roots) can be easily discarded when excavating.

    Chapter 5


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