unsearchable

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From un- +‎ searchable.

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ʌnˈsəːtʃəb(ə)l/

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unsearchable (comparative more unsearchable, superlative most unsearchable)

  1. That cannot be investigated or searched into; unknowable, inscrutable.
    • 1621, Robert Burton, The Anatomy of Melancholy, II.3.3:
      He chastiseth and corrects, as to Him seems best, in His deep, unsearchable, and secret judgment, and all for our good.
    • 1971, Keith Thomas, Religion and the Decline of Magic, Folio Society 2012, p. 103:
      Preachers warned […] that although God might sometimes make the meaning of his judgements clear they were normally unsearchable.
  2. That cannot be sought out or looked for.
  3. (computing) Not capable of being searched; on which one cannot perform a search.

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