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indelible adj : cannot be removed, washed away or erased; "an indelible stain" [syn: unerasable]

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  • /ɪnˈdɛləbl/, /In"dEl@bl/


  1. having the quality of being difficult to remove, wash away, blot out, or efface;
  2. incapable of being canceled, lost, or forgotten.
    This ink spot on the contract is indelible.
    This stain on my shirt is indelible.
    That horrible story just might make an indelible impression on the memory.
  3. incapable of being annulled


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