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ineffaceable

[ in-i-fey-suh-buhl ]
/ ˌɪn ɪˈfeɪ sə bəl /
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adjective
not effaceable or eradicable; indelible: an ineffaceable impression.
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Origin of ineffaceable

First recorded in 1795–1805; in-3 + effaceable

OTHER WORDS FROM ineffaceable

in·ef·face·a·bil·i·ty, nounin·ef·face·a·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for ineffaceable

ineffaceable
/ (ˌɪnɪˈfeɪsəbəl) /

adjective
incapable of being effaced; indelible

Derived forms of ineffaceable

ineffaceability, nounineffaceably, adverb
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