undownable

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un- +‎ downable

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undownable (not comparable)

  1. (rare) Undeniably important; which cannot be played down or ignored.
    • 1923, Interstate Cotton Seed Crushers' Association, Official Monthly Bulletin:
      If ever there was an example of sheer pluck and undownable determination it is right here []
    • 1930, Charles J. V. Murphy, Parachute:
      There is the undownable legend that []
    • 1998, Frank N. Riale, Sinless, Sickless, Deathless Life:
      [] the truth which came home with such undownable conviction []
  2. (rare, neologism) Invincible; which cannot be brought down or overcome.

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