What does indelible mean?

Definitions for indelibleɪnˈdɛl ə bəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. indelible, unerasable(adj)

    cannot be removed or erased

    "an indelible stain"; "indelible memories"


  1. indelible(Adjective)

    having the quality of being difficult to remove, wash away, blot out, or efface;

  2. indelible(Adjective)

    incapable of being canceled, lost, or forgotten.

    That horrible story just might make an indelible impression on the memory.

  3. indelible(Adjective)

    incapable of being annulled

  4. Origin: indelebilis "indestructible"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Indelible(adj)

    that can not be removed, washed away, blotted out, or effaced; incapable of being canceled, lost, or forgotten; as, indelible characters; an indelible stain; an indelible impression on the memory

  2. Indelible(adj)

    that can not be annulled; indestructible

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Indelible

    in-del′i-bl, adj. that cannot be blotted out or effaced.—ns. Indelibil′ity, Indel′ibleness.—adv. Indel′ibly. [Fr.,—L. in, not, delebilisdelēre, to destroy.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of indelible in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of indelible in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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