Pronunciation of Impregnable
/ɪmpɹˈɛɡnəbə͡l/, /ɪmpɹˈɛɡnəbəl/, /ɪ_m_p_ɹ_ˈɛ_ɡ_n_ə_b_əl/
Synonyms for impregnable:
Other synonyms and related words:
hard, inviolable, conceptive, dangerous, solid, good, insuperable, safe, stiff, impervious, warm, substantial, unbeatable, dependable, infrangible, tenable, sacrosanct, untouchable, unafraid, formidable, unstoppable, The, insurmountable, invincible, potent, indomitable, impenetrable, firm, untroubled, absolute, unshakable, watertight.
Sense 2 (noun)
Usage examples for impregnable:
- But besides this natural obstacle to invasion, the mouth of the river is defended by a fort, which from its situation may be pronounced impregnable. - "The Campaigns of the British Army at Washington and New Orleans 1814-1815", G. R. Gleig.
- She had expected an impregnable barrier of mock stupidity. - "The Passionate Elopement", Compton Mackenzie.
- It is said that nothing is proof against gold,- that the strongest tower will not be impregnable, if Jupiter makes love in a golden shower. - "The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. XII. (of XII.)", Edmund Burke.