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inexplainable

[in-ik-spley-nuh-buh l]
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  1. 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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Examples from the Web for inexplainable

Historical Examples

  • Why the seriousness of this has not been realized by the government is inexplainable.

    The Land of Tomorrow

    William B Stephenson, Jr.

  • The Contessa's smile, so radiant, so inexplainable, tormented him with a thousand doubts.

    Sir Tom

    Mrs. Oliphant

  • It was almost May, and that subtile, inexplainable joy of the springtime made it a gladness even to be alive.

    John Ward, Preacher

    Margaret Deland

  • It may be said that the most intelligent are not entirely devoid of the feeling of fear at inexplainable noises.

  • During the various trips several mysterious and inexplainable things occurred.