Étymologie[modifier le wikicode]
Adjectif [modifier le wikicode]
- (Rare) Primordial, incontournable.
- If ever there was an example of sheer pluck and undownable determination it is right here […] — (Interstate Cotton Seed Crushers’ Association, Official Monthly Bulletin, 1923)
- There is the undownable legend that […] — (Charles J. V. Murphy, Parachute, 1930)
- […] the truth which came home with such undownable conviction […] — (Frank N. Riale, Sinless, Sickless, Deathless Life, 1998)
- (Rare) Inflexible, inamovible.
- The SR-71 is claimed to be undownable by virtue of its altitude and speed. — (Andrew Pavacic, "Why are our ASMs smaller than theirs?", sci.military.naval, Usenet, 1998)
- […] this paranoic attempt to discredit the credible, and down the undownable. — (Edmond Wollmann, "A Challenge Lazzwaldo AKA anonym or whatever it is", sci.skeptic, Usenet, 1998)
- I did not go as far as that either. I only went as far as stating that an American warplane is almost undownable and an American warship is unsinkable. — (kinara, "Taiwan is NOT able defeat any invasion", soc.culture.china, Usenet, 1999)
Prononciation[modifier le wikicode]
- (Royaume-Uni), (États-Unis) : \ʌnˈdaʊn.ə.bəl\
- Royaume-Uni (Sud de l'Angleterre) : écouter « undownable [ » ]
Références[modifier le wikicode]
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