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indelible (adj) inerasable.
An indelible impression made on somebody cannot be forgotten. They remember it for ever. An indelible mark cannot be wiped off, or erased. It is permanent. The launderer’s mark on our clothes is indelible; they cannot be removed. Indelible ink cannot be erased.
- The experience of being thrown out of a rail coach in South Africa simply for being a colored person left an indelible mark on Gandhi’s mind. It prompted him to throw himself heart and soul into the Indian Freedom Struggle.
- The tyranny of the school teacher left an indelible impression on the young boy’s mind. Even after he grew up, he had a suspicion of school teachers and would have his children study at home rather than at school.