ineradicable

[ in-i-rad-i-kuh-buh l ]
/ ˌɪn ɪˈræd ɪ kə bəl /
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adjective

not eradicable; not capable of being eradicated, rooted out, or completely removed.

Origin of ineradicable

First recorded in 1810–20; in-3 + eradicable
Related formsin·e·rad·i·ca·ble·ness, nounin·e·rad·i·ca·bly, adverb
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ineradicable

/ (ˌɪnɪˈrædɪkəbəl) /

adjective

not able to be removed or rooted out; inextirpablean ineradicable disease
Derived Formsineradicableness, nounineradicably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for ineradicably

ineradicable


adj.

1794, from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + eradicable (see eradicate). Related: Ineradicably.

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