inextricable

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French inextricable, from Latin inextricabilis.

Adjective[edit]

inextricable

  1. (of a knot etc) Impossible to untie or disentangle.
    • 2020, Joel Swanson, “Are anti-Semitism fears stopping Jewish Dems from supporting Bernie Sanders?”, in The Forward:
      And when it comes to far-right anti-Semitism, hatred of Jews is inextricable from opposition to socialism.
  2. (of a problem) Impossible to solve.
  3. (of a maze etc) Impossible to escape from.

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French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

inextricable (plural inextricables)

  1. inextricable

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Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

inextricable (plural inextricables)

  1. inextricable