unconquerable









unconquerable


verb (used with object)

  1. to acquire by force of arms; win in war: to conquer a foreign land.
  2. to overcome by force; subdue: to conquer an enemy.
  3. to gain, win, or obtain by effort, personal appeal, etc.: conquer the hearts of his audience.
  4. to gain a victory over; surmount; master; overcome: to conquer disease and poverty; to conquer one’s fear.

verb (used without object)

  1. to be victorious; make conquests; gain the victory: Despite their differences, their love will conquer.

verb

  1. to overcome (an enemy, army, etc); defeat
  2. to overcome (an obstacle, feeling, desire, etc); surmount
  3. (tr) to gain possession or control of by or as if by force or war; win
  4. (tr) to gain the love, sympathy, etc, of (someone) by seduction or force of personality

adj.1590s, from un- (1) “not” + conquer + -able. v.c.1200, cunquearen, from Old French conquerre “conquer, defeat, vanquish,” from Vulgar Latin *conquaerere (for Latin conquirere) “to search for, procure by effort, win,” from Latin com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + quaerere “to seek, gain” (see query (v.)). Related: Conquered; conquering. see divide and conquer.

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