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inconsumable

[ in-kuhn-soo-muh-buhl ]
/ ˌɪn kənˈsu mə bəl /
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adjective

not consumable; incapable of being consumed.

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Origin of inconsumable

First recorded in 1640–50; in-3 + consumable

OTHER WORDS FROM inconsumable

in·con·sum·a·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for inconsumable

inconsumable
/ (ˌɪnkənˈsjuːməbəl) /

adjective

incapable of being consumed or used up
economics providing an economic service without being consumed, as currency

Derived forms of inconsumable

inconsumably, adverb
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