[ US /ənˈsɪŋkəbəɫ/ ]
[ UK /ʌnsˈɪŋkəbə‍l/ ]
  1. incapable of being sunk
    they thought the Titanic was unsinkable
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How To Use unsinkable In A Sentence

  • But as you know unsinkable ships have sunk and unbreakable walls have broken, I should know for I was there.
  • He feels much more comfortable with me on this ship; it's unsinkable.
  • About two hours and 40 minutes passed between the time that the unsinkable Titanic struck an iceberg and when it finally slipped below the ocean's waves.
  • The exhibition ran for six weeks and showed how the reputedly unsinkable liner struck an iceberg and went down with the loss of 1,532 lives on April 15, 1912.
  • Ironically, the Titanic was advertised as being unsinkable.
  • Buoyant little balls of fluff that looked unsinkable. Times, Sunday Times
  • He died, along with 1,516 others, as the ship hailed as unsinkable broke in two and slipped beneath the waves. Times, Sunday Times
  • This is reminiscent of the utter failure of the invincible Maginot Line or the unsinkable Titanic.
  • For decades Titanic buffs and academics have argued over whether the White Star Line company ever claimed the ship was unsinkable or if the legend of an indestructible ship was a hangover of media speculation and hype from the 1910s.
  • Unfortunately for the U-boat force, as with all other naval officers at that time, the German Naval High Command believed vehemently in the unsinkable battleship.
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