Definition of “indelible” - English Dictionary

“indelible” in British English

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indelibleadjective

uk /ɪnˈdel.ə.bəl/ us /ɪnˈdel.ə.bəl/

An indelible mark or substance is impossible to remove by washing or in any other way:

indelible ink
The blood had left an indelible mark on her shirt.

[ before noun ] Indelible memories or actions are impossible to forget, or have a permanent influence or effect:

I have an indelible memory of that meeting with Anastasia.
In his 20 years working for the company, Joe Pearson made an indelible impression on it.
indelibly
adverb uk /ɪnˈdel.ə.bli/ us /ɪnˈdel.ə.bli/

(Definition of “indelible” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“indelible” in American English

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indelibleadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ɪnˈdel·ə·bəl/

impossible to remove by washing or by any other method:

an indelible mark
fig. His performance of Hamlet left an indelible impression on all who saw it.

(Definition of “indelible” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)