Definitions

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  • adj. immune to injury

Etymologies

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un- +‎ injurable

Examples

  • Unerringly impelling this dead, impregnable, uninjurable wall, and this most buoyant thing within; there swims behind it all a mass of tremendous life, only to be adequately estimated as piled wood is — by the cord; and all obedient to one volition, as the smallest insect.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • But it could become strong and almost uninjurable if the underlying cause of the weakness is corrected.

    How and When to Be Your Own Doctor

  • Unerringly impelling this dead, impregnable, uninjurable wall, and this most buoyant thing within; there swims behind it all a mass of tremendous life, only to be adequately estimated as piled wood is -- by the cord; and all obedient to one volition, as the smallest insect.

    Moby-Dick, or, The Whale

  • Bettman went on to tell the committee that substances that make one stronger or recover faster from injuries have little use for the average hockey player, who is a muscleless, uninjurable athlete: "Indeed, while our historical experience indicates that performance-enhancing drugs are not a problem in the NHL, we nevertheless agree that the public at large and our fans in particular are entitled to have confidence that our games are being played in an environment free of performance-enhancing substances."

    Archive 2008-02-01

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