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inexplicable

[ in-ik-splik-uh-buhl, in-ek-spli-kuh-buhl ]
/ ˌɪn ɪkˈsplɪk ə bəl, ɪnˈɛk splɪ kə bəl /
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Definition of inexplicable

adjective
not explicable; incapable of being accounted for or explained.
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Origin of inexplicable

First recorded in 1375–1425; late Middle English word from Latin word inexplicābilis.See in-3, explicable

OTHER WORDS FROM inexplicable

in·ex·pli·ca·bil·i·ty [in-ik-splik-uh-bil-i-tee] /ˌɪn ɪk splɪk əˈbɪl ɪ ti/ in·ex·pli·ca·ble·ness, nounin·ex·pli·ca·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for inexplicable

inexplicable

inexplainable

/ (ˌɪnɪkˈsplɪkəbəl, ɪnˈɛksplɪkəbəl) /

adjective
not capable of explanation; unexplainable

Derived forms of inexplicable

inexplicability, inexplicableness, inexplainability or inexplainableness, nouninexplicably or inexplainably, adverb
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