unsinkable

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Etymology[edit]

From un- +‎ sink +‎ -able.

Adjective[edit]

unsinkable (comparative more unsinkable, superlative most unsinkable)

  1. Of a ship: that cannot be sunk.
    The Titanic was said to be unsinkable.
  2. (figuratively) That cannot be overcome or defeated.
    unsinkable optimism
  3. A piece of faeces that floats.

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