inexplicable

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English inexplicable, from Middle French inexplicable, from Latin inexplicābilis, from in- (not) +‎ explicābilis (explicable).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɪn.ɪkˈsplɪ.kə.bl̩/, /ɪnˈɛk.splɪ.kə.bəl/

Adjective[edit]

inexplicable (comparative more inexplicable, superlative most inexplicable)

  1. Impossible to explain; not easily accounted for.
    Synonyms: inexplainable, unexplainable, insoluble; see also Thesaurus:incomprehensible
    Antonyms: explicable; see also Thesaurus:comprehensible

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Translations[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin inexplicābilis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

inexplicable (masculine and feminine plural inexplicables)

  1. inexplicable
    Antonym: explicable

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin inexplicābilis; synchronically, in- +‎ explicable

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

inexplicable (plural inexplicables)

  1. inexplicable, unexplainable
    Antonym: explicable

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Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin inexplicābilis.

Adjective[edit]

inexplicable m or f (plural inexplicables)

  1. inexplicable, unexplainable
    Antonym: explicable

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin inexplicābilis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /inekspliˈkable/, [inekspliˈkaβle]

Adjective[edit]

inexplicable (plural inexplicables)

  1. inexplicable, unexplainable
    Antonym: explicable

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