Definition of indissoluble in English:



  • Unable to be destroyed; lasting.

    ‘an indissoluble friendship’
    • ‘To balance this he remained a staunch member of the Church of England and a firm believer in the indissoluble union between Church and State.’
    • ‘Politics and race in Sri Lanka at the time, at least, were indissoluble.’
    • ‘But the link between the general and the particular is indissoluble.’
    • ‘The bond between the British people and the Crown is strong and indissoluble.’
    • ‘The free marketeers like to assure us that there's an indissoluble link between capitalism and democracy.’
    • ‘It was to bring together in indissoluble union a variety of differing regions who would never consent to union without some protections of their own autonomy.’
    • ‘The Western audience sensed in him the organic, indissoluble tie with European culture.’
    • ‘It is neither an amalgam of cultures nor a mix of coexisting, indissoluble elements.’
    • ‘So these are the ties that we have, and they're indissoluble.’
    • ‘My guilt was a clear proof of the Church's view of matrimony as an indissoluble tie.’
    • ‘Their alliances were indissoluble, their commitment to their colleagues, unequivocal.’
    • ‘He who has given a vow cannot be released from his engagement, for great oaths are indissoluble bonds.’
    • ‘Seeing the indissoluble connection among property rights, the rule of law, and economic well-being will not solve all our problems.’
    • ‘When men cease to be individual and separate units, and all together form a total and indissoluble communion, then humanity will be a single body.’
    • ‘It is, in short, an idea that is utterly indissoluble from our own living, breathing, everyday reality.’
    • ‘That marriage is neither an indissoluble sacrament nor a social contract is crystal clear.’
    • ‘They are the two sides of the one coin, and their indissoluble union does much to explain the enduring appeal of his work.’
    • ‘Family members are not strangers to one another; rather they share an indissoluble bond.’
    • ‘Couples were invited to renew their wedding vows and the Pope reaffirmed that the Christian marriage was indissoluble.’
    • ‘They do at least imply a stable society in which marriage is indissoluble and family loyalty taken for granted.’
    lasting, enduring, indefinite, continuing, perpetual, everlasting, eternal, abiding, constant, persistent, irreparable, irreversible, lifelong, indissoluble, indelible, standing, perennial, unending, endless, never-ending, immutable, unchangeable, unalterable, invariable, unchanging, changeless, undying, imperishable, indestructible, ineradicable
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Late 15th century: from Latin indissolubilis, from in- not + dissolubilis (see dissoluble).