Adjective "Indefatigable" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


(of a person or their efforts) persisting tirelessly.
  1. 'For a couple of hours there is hectic activity and on every side there are vigorous walkers and indefatigable joggers getting their morning exercise.'
  2. 'King's indefatigable efforts in the pursuit of a better world for future generations are to be applauded.'
  3. 'Brilliant as he was indefatigable, he recreated the Zuni past from their syllables and potsherds.'
  4. 'That evening, we ate and relaxed around the fire - free of the indefatigable bugs and oppressive heat of the night before.'
  5. 'More useful were sessions with Madame Mansouri, a physiotherapist, who was indefatigable in her attempts to get Kit to sit up unaided, to roll over and to crawl.'
  6. 'The rain came down; there seemed to be only performers, booth owners, security officers and some indefatigable limers left.'
  7. 'She has been indefatigable in helping us to counter a threat, which may have repercussions over a far wider area, than that occupied by this charming little cottage.'
  8. 'But he was just indefatigable when it came to his relationships with women.'
  9. 'However, Titik, 34, is now enjoying the fruits of her persistence and indefatigable spirit.'
  10. 'Polio may have deprived Kannan of his legs, but it has not deterred his indefatigable spirit and desire to achieve and inspire others as well.'


1. incapable of being tired out; not yielding to fatigue; untiring.

More examples(as adjective)

"greens can be indefatigable in things."

"works can be indefatigable."

"people can be indefatigable."

"warnings can be indefatigable."

"travellers can be indefatigable."

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Early 17th century: from French, or from Latin indefatigabilis, from in- ‘not’ + de- ‘away, completely’ + fatigare ‘wear out’.