inexplainable

[ in-ik-spley-nuh-buh l ]
/ ˌɪn ɪkˈspleɪ nə bəl /

adjective

not explainable; incapable of being explained; inexplicable.

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Origin of inexplainable

First recorded in 1615–25; in-3 + explainable
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