inexhaustible

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From in- +‎ exhaustible.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɪnɪɡˈzɔːstɪbl̩/
  • Hyphenation: in‧ex‧haus‧ti‧ble

Adjective[edit]

inexhaustible (not comparable)

  1. Impossible to exhaust; unlimited.
    • 1834, Letitia Elizabeth Landon, Francesca Carrara, volume 1, pages 86-87:
      Henriette and Marie de Mancini, his former inexhaustible themes, seemed to have entirely escaped his memory.
    • 1946, George Johnston, Skyscrapers in the Mist, page 52:
      [I]t would not be very much less absurd for someone to write about New York City after having spent only a few years or a few decades in this metropolis of inexhaustible adventure, of terrifying emotional fecundity, of uncapturable character.
    Antonym: exhaustible

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