What does indelible mean?

Definitions for indelible
ɪnˈdɛl ə bəlin·deli·ble

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. indelible, unerasable(adj)

    cannot be removed or erased

    "an indelible stain"; "indelible memories"

Wiktionary

  1. indelible(Adjective)

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

    Etymology: indelebilis "indestructible"

  2. indelible(Adjective)

    incapable of being canceled, lost, or forgotten.

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

    Etymology: indelebilis "indestructible"

  3. indelible(Adjective)

    incapable of being annulled

    Etymology: 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.]

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Numerology

  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

Examples of indelible in a Sentence

  1. Charles Darwin, The Descent of Man 1871:

    Man with all his noble qualities, with sympathy which feels for the most debased, with benevolence which extends not only to other men but to the humblest living creature, with his god-like intellect which has penetrated into the movements and constitution of the solar system- with all these exalted powers- Man still bears in his bodily frame the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.

  2. Chief Executive Kenneth Chenault:

    President Ed Gilligan contributions have left an indelible imprint on practically every area of our business... and, most recently, the group forging our digital partnerships and driving payment innovations.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    The easiest way to achieve immortality or rather to make an indelible mark here (on earth) is just to live for others until one's demise. Yes! many mortals like you have already achieved or done that e.g. Mother Theresa, Andrew Carnegie, Martin Luther King Jnr., Henry Ford, William Shakespeare, Chinua Achebe, Zig Ziglar among others. -Emeasoba George

  4. Charles Darwin:

    We must, however, acknowledge as it seems to me, that a man with all his noble qualities...still bears in his bodily frame the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.

  5. Jim Gregory:

    We are deeply saddened by the passing of Pat Quinn, pat is one of hockey's most respected individuals whose lifetime involvement as a player, coach and executive has made an indelible mark on the game.

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