inadmissible

[in-uh d-mis-uh-buh l]
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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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Contemporary Examples of inadmissible

Historical Examples of inadmissible

  • This is inadmissible; it is the same error as believing that the world emanates from God.

  • MacLennan maintains the existence of matriarchy in promiscuity, but this is inadmissible.

  • All these methods are inadmissible, and should be vigorously denounced.

  • "That is also inadmissible," answered the magistrate severely.

    Debts of Honor

    Maurus Jkai

  • Even Scipio's terms were found by Hasdrubal to be inadmissible.

    Hannibal

    Jacob Abbott


British Dictionary definitions for inadmissible

inadmissible

adjective
  1. not admissible or allowable
Derived Formsinadmissibility, nouninadmissibly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for inadmissible
adj.

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

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