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Definitions of inextinguishable

  1.   Not capable of being extinguished; extinguishable; unquenchable; as, inextinguishable flame, light, thirst, desire, feuds.
  2.   That cannot be extinguished; unquenchable.
  3.   Unquenchable; as, inextinguishable flame.
  4.   Inextinguishably.
  5.   That cannot be quenched or destroyed; that cannot be put an end to.
  6.   difficult or impossible to extinguish; " an inextinguishable flame"; " an inextinguishable faith"
  7.   That cannot be extinguished, quenched, or destroyed.

Usage examples for inextinguishable

  1. Happy we, brethren, whatever may have been achieved, whatever left undone, if, returning to the home of our earlier years, we bring with us the illimitable hope, the unchilled resolution, the inextinguishable faith of youth. ” – The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
  2. These are the inextinguishable feelings of a gentleman. ” – The Prodigal Judge by Vaughan Kester
  3. “ I have tried to make myself look beautiful; I have cared for every part of this miserable body- that must one day be lowered into the grave, and be converted into dust- with an unholy devotion; and, finally, I have looked at Don Luis with provoking glances, and on shaking hands with him I have sought to transmit from my veins to his, the inextinguishable fire that is consuming me." ” – Pepita Ximenez by Juan Valera
  4. Passion fastens anew on him, and inextinguishable desire. ” – La Sorcière: The Witch of the Middle Ages by Jules Michelet
  5. It seemed to have an inextinguishable vitality. ” – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  6. Deep, steady, inextinguishable kindness was the thing. ” – Son of Power by Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost
  7. He also to me is one of the products out there;- and indeed I may confess to you that the doings in that region are not only of a big character, but of a great;- and that in my occasional explosions against " Anarchy," and my inextinguishable hatred of it, I privately whisper to myself, " Could any Friedrich Wilhelm, now, or Friedrich, or most perfect Governor you could hope to realize, guide forward what is America's essential task at present faster or more completely than 'anarchic America' herself is now doing?" ” – The Correspondence of Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1834-1872, Vol II. by Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson
  8. The ardor of the men abated as hope lessened, and after half an hour of fruitless exertion, Ludlow saw, with pain, that his assistants began to yield to the inextinguishable principle of nature. ” – The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas by James Fenimore Cooper
  9. At the same moment Nicolete's starry eyes took the same direction; then there broke from her her lovely laughter, merry and inextinguishable – The Quest of the Golden Girl by Richard le Gallienne
  10. Custom and daily meeting cannot then brush the bloom from love's light wings; its source is in heaven, and it returns to the skies and shines forever and inextinguishable a star over our heads. ” – Berlin and Sans-Souci by Louise Muhlbach
  11. “ I believe he never became gray, and the last time I saw him, though he was broken then with years and pain, his face had still the brightness of his inextinguishable youth. ” – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  12. The Duchess appeared, all at once, to be seized with inextinguishable laughter. ” – Amusement Only by Richard Marsh
  13. This morning, more than ever, Laura was struck with her air of youth, the inextinguishable freshness that would have made any one exclaim at her being the mother of such bouncing little boys. ” – A London Life; The Patagonia; The Liar; Mrs. Temperly by Henry James
  14. Hope in that land was inextinguishable – Imperial Purple by Edgar Saltus
  15. He springs away spitting and coughing, and I lie back in my chair convulsed with inextinguishable laughter. ” – The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne by William J. Locke
  16. “ I will revenge my injuries; if I cannot inspire love, I will cause fear, and chiefly towards you my arch- enemy, because my creator, do I swear inextinguishable hatred. ” – Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
  17. Heaven seemed to be reflected in his eyes, and the inextinguishable fervor of charity which glowed in his heart appeared to shine from them. ” – The Country Doctor by Honore de Balzac
  18. “ Donal's bosom swelled with delight; then came a sting: was he already forgetting his inextinguishable grief? ” – Donal Grant by George MacDonald
  19. “ I remember his burlesque pretence that morning of an inextinguishable grief when I owned that I had never eaten blueberry cake before, and how he kept returning to the pathos of the fact that there should be a region of the earth where blueberry cake was unknown. ” – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  20. Remembering this strange agreement of opinions, Amadeo Zureda felt a bitter and inextinguishable hate against the whole race of the silversmith- a race accursed, it seemed, which had come into the world only to hurt and wound him in his dearest affections. ” – Their Son; The Necklace by Eduardo Zamacois