inexcusable

[ in-ik-skyoo-zuh-buhl ]
/ ˌɪn ɪkˈskyu zə bəl /

adjective

incapable of being excused or justified.

Origin of inexcusable

1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin inexcūsābilis; see in-3, excuse, -able
Related formsin·ex·cus·a·bil·i·ty, in·ex·cus·a·ble·ness, nounin·ex·cus·a·bly, adverb
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inexcusable

/ (ˌɪnɪkˈskjuːzəbəl) /

adjective

not able to be excused or justified
Derived Formsinexcusability or inexcusableness, nouninexcusably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for inexcusable

inexcusable


adj.

early 15c., from Latin inexcusabilis, from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + excusabilis, from excusare (see excuse). Related: Inexcusably.

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