inadmissible

[ in-uh d-mis-uh-buh l ]
/ ˌɪn ədˈmɪs ə bəl /

adjective

not admissible; not allowable: Such evidence would be inadmissible in any court.

Nearby words

  1. inactivity,
  2. inadequacy,
  3. inadequate,
  4. inadequate personality,
  5. inadequate stimulus,
  6. inadvertence,
  7. inadvertency,
  8. inadvertent,
  9. inadvertently,
  10. inadvisability

Origin of inadmissible

First recorded in 1770–80; in-3 + admissible

Related formsin·ad·mis·si·bil·i·ty, nounin·ad·mis·si·bly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for inadmissible

inadmissible

/ (ˌɪnədˈmɪsəbəl) /

adjective

not admissible or allowable
Derived Formsinadmissibility, nouninadmissibly, adverb

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Word Origin and History for inadmissible

inadmissible

adj.

1776, from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + admissible. Related: Inadmissibility.

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