What does the word indelible mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Indelibly.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • That can not be blotted out; ineffaceable.

Usage examples for indelible

  1. His name is engraved in deep and indelible traces on the hearts of our countrymen. – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  2. The end of the drama is with us; the curtain has dropped, and the people of the play are scattering- some are dead, some have been wounded, lying nigh to death in the Victoria Hospital, some have passed through this seven months' ordeal suffering neither monetary loss nor physical hurt, but bearing with them, in their minds, the almost indelible impress of an interesting but terrible experience. – The Siege of Mafeking (1900) by J. Angus Hamilton
  3. A prolonged war, followed by a bad peace, may leave this indelible scar upon the growing economic internationalism of the world. – Morals of Economic Internationalism by John A. Hobson