not exhaustible; incapable of being depleted: an inexhaustible supply.
untiring; tireless: an inexhaustible runner.
Origin of inexhaustible
1595–1605;Related formsin·ex·haust·i·bil·i·ty, in·ex·haust·i·ble·ness, nounin·ex·haust·i·bly, adverb
< Latin inexhaust(us
) not exhausted (see in-3
) + -ible
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Historical Examples of inexhaustibility
Not the least of the Zoological Gardens' many attractions is their inexhaustibility.
Furthermore, at that period, a great deal of talk was believed as to the inexhaustibility of Michigan pine.
He felt a sense of reliance as upon an inexhaustibility of goodness in another soul.
British Dictionary definitions for inexhaustibility
Derived Formsinexhaustibility or inexhaustibleness, nouninexhaustibly, adverb
incapable of being used up; endlessinexhaustible patience
incapable or apparently incapable of becoming tired; tireless
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Word Origin and History for inexhaustibility
c.1600, from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + exhaustible (see exhaust). Related: Inexhaustibly.
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