Invincible vs Invisible what difference

what is difference between Invincible and Invisible

English

Etymology

From Middle French invincible, from Latin invincibilis (unconquerable), from in- (not) +‎ vincibilis (conquerable), from vincere (to conquer).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɪnˈvɪns.ɪbl̩/
  • Rhymes: -ɪbl̩

Adjective

invincible (not comparable)

  1. Impossible to defeat, destroy or kill; too powerful to be defeated or overcome.
    Synonyms: unconquerable, undefeatable
    Antonyms: conquerable, defeatable, vincible, weak

Translations

Noun

invincible (plural invincibles)

  1. Someone or something that cannot be defeated, destroyed or killed.
    Antonym: vincible

Translations

Further reading

  • invincible in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • invincible in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • invincible at OneLook Dictionary Search

French

Etymology

From Middle French invincible, from Latin invincibilis (unconquerable).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛ̃.vɛ̃.sibl/
  • Homophone: invincibles

Adjective

invincible (plural invincibles)

  1. invincible

Further reading

  • “invincible” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).


English

Etymology

From Old French invisible, from Late Latin invīsibilis

Pronunciation

  • enPR: ĭn-vĭz’ə-bəl, IPA(key): /ɪnˈvɪzəb(ə)l/

Adjective

invisible (not comparable)

  1. Unable to be seen; out of sight; not visible.
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      The teeth on an invisible zip are different from those on a conventional zip, as they are turned onto the inside so that they do not show, giving the impression of being concealed in the seam, as seen below.
    Antonyms: apparent, visible
  2. Not appearing on the surface.
    Synonyms: (colloquial) invis, hidden, latent
  3. (Internet) Apparently, but not actually, offline.
  4. (psychology) That is ignored by a person.

Related terms

Translations

Verb

invisible (third-person singular simple present invisibles, present participle invisibling, simple past and past participle invisibled)

  1. To make invisible, to invisiblize.

Noun

invisible (plural invisibles)

  1. (obsolete) An invisible person or thing; specifically, God, the Supreme Being.
  2. (obsolete) A Rosicrucian; so called because avoiding declaration of his craft.
  3. (obsolete) One of those (as in the 16th century) who denied the visibility of the church.
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Asturian

Etymology

From Late Latin invīsibilis.

Adjective

invisible (epicene, plural invisibles)

  1. invisible (unable to be seen)

Catalan

Etymology

From Late Latin invīsibilis.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic) IPA(key): /im.viˈzi.blə/
  • (Central) IPA(key): /im.biˈzi.blə/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /im.viˈzi.ble/

Adjective

invisible (masculine and feminine plural invisibles)

  1. invisible
    Antonym: visible

Derived terms

  • invisiblement

Related terms

  • invisibilitat

French

Etymology

From Late Latin invīsibilis.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛ̃.vi.zibl/

Adjective

invisible (plural invisibles)

  1. invisible (unable to be seen)
    Antonym: visible
  2. invisible (not appearing on the surface)
    Synonym: caché
    Antonym: visible

Derived terms

  • invisiblement

Further reading

  • “invisible” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Galician

Alternative forms

  • invisíbel

Etymology

From Late Latin invīsibilis.

Adjective

invisible m or f (plural invisibles)

  1. invisible
    Antonym: visible

Derived terms

  • invisiblemente

Old French

Etymology

First recorded in the 13th century. Borrowed from Late Latin invīsibilis.

Adjective

invisible m (oblique and nominative feminine singular invisible)

  1. invisible (not able to be seen)

References

  • Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l’ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (invisible, supplement)

Spanish

Etymology

From Late Latin invīsibilis.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /imbiˈsible/, [ĩm.biˈsi.β̞le]

Adjective

invisible (plural invisibles)

  1. invisible
    Antonym: visible

Derived terms

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