One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Unbreakable; inviolable.‘there is no infrangible genetic prescription of human behaviour’
unbreakable, shatterproof, non-breakableView synonyms
- ‘This right is infrangible, untouchable.’
- ‘Thus he stressed that his will to defend every inch of Soviet-held territory to the last drop of blood of the last Red Army infantryman was infrangible.’
- ‘It was cumulative and continuous, suggesting an open-ended adventure in social learning where no type was infrangible.’
- ‘But, not for the first time, I'd underestimated the children's resilience and adaptability; and their infrangible curiosity.’
Late 16th century: from French, or from medieval Latin infrangibilis, from in- ‘not’ + frangibilis (see frangible).
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