Subdue vs Unsubduable - What's the difference?

subdue | unsubduable |


As a verb subdue

is to overcome, quieten, or bring under control.

As an adjective unsubduable is

that cannot be subdued; indomitable.

subdue

English

Verb

(subdu)
  • To overcome, quieten, or bring under control.
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  • To bring (a country) under control by force.
  • Synonyms

    *

    unsubduable

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • That cannot be subdued; indomitable.
  • Antonyms

    * subduable