Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Our Terms: i-n-d-e-f-a-t-i-g-a-b-l-e, indefatigable

in⋅de⋅fat⋅i⋅ga⋅ble

[in-di-fat-i-guh-buhl]
–adjective
incapable of being tired out; not yielding to fatigue; untiring.

Origin:
1580–90; < class="ital-inline">indēfatīgābilis untiring, equiv. to in- in- 3 + dēfatīgā(re) to tire out (see de-, fatigue ) + -bilis -ble


tireless, inexhaustible, persevering.

"Indefatigable, Mustardseed emerged from the pile, rubbing his bum." --Lisa Mantchev, Eyes Like Stars

"Upborne with indefatigable wings." --Milton.

Source: dictionary.com

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