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Princeton's WordNet

  1. quenchless, unquenchableadjective

    impossible to quench

    "unquenchable thirst"

Wiktionary

  1. unquenchableadjective

    That cannot be quenched.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Unquenchableadjective

    Unextinguishable.

    We represent wildfires burning in water and unquenchable. Francis Bacon.

    The people on their holidays,
    Impetuous, insolent, unquenchable. John Milton, Agonistes.

    The criminal’s penitence may have number’d him among the saints, when our unretracted uncharitableness may send us to unquenchable flames. Government of the Tongue.

    Our love of God, our unquenchable desires to promote our well-grounded hopes to enjoy his glory, should take the chief place in our zeal. Thomas Sprat, Sermons.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unquenchable

    un-kwen′sha-bl, adj. that cannot be quenched or extinguished.—n. Unquen′chableness.—adv. Unquen′chably.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unquenchable in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unquenchable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of unquenchable in a Sentence

  1. Paul Auster:

    We will not ever know ourselves again. Like the light that moves between the bars of light we sometimes called death, we , too, will have flowered, even with such unquenchable flames as these.

  2. Henry Ward Beecher:

    Young love is a flame; very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.

  3. Henry Ward Beecher:

    Young love is a flame; very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep burning, unquenchable.

  4. Johnny Phillips:

    California isn't circling the drain because it’s too big to govern. The state is a basket case because ruling Democrats have an unquenchable thirst for emptying the prisons, enabling an exploding homeless population and jacking up every imaginable tax, since the 1990s the state and its voters have drifted far to the left.

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