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inextirpable

[in-ik-stur-puh-buh l]
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adjective
  1. incapable of being extirpated: inextirpable disease.

Origin of inextirpable

First recorded in 1425–75; late Middle English word from Latin word inexstirpābilis. See in-3, extirpate, -ble
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Examples from the Web for inextirpable

Historical Examples

  • The more you cut off the branches which imprudently appear, the more powerful and inextirpable become the roots below.

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    Arthur Glyn Leonard


British Dictionary definitions for inextirpable

inextirpable

adjective
  1. not able to be extirpated; ineradicable
Derived Formsinextirpableness, noun
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