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indeclinable

[ in-di-klahy-nuh-buhl ]
/ ˌɪn dɪˈklaɪ nə bəl /
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adjective Grammar.
not capable of being declined; having no inflected forms: used especially of a word belonging to a form class most of whose members are declined, as the Latin adjective decem, “ten.”
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Origin of indeclinable

1400–50; late Middle English <Latin indēclīnābilis unchangeable, inflexible. See in-3, declinable

OTHER WORDS FROM indeclinable

in·de·clin·a·ble·ness, nounin·de·clin·a·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for indeclinable

indeclinable
/ (ˌɪndɪˈklaɪnəbəl) /

adjective
(of a noun or pronoun) having only one form; not declined for case or number

Derived forms of indeclinable

indeclinableness, nounindeclinably, adverb
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