[ in-ik-sting-gwi-shuh-buh l ]
/ ˌɪn ɪkˈstɪŋ gwɪ ʃə bəl /


not extinguishable: an inextinguishable fire.


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Words nearby inextinguishable

Origin of inextinguishable

First recorded in 1500–10; in-3 + extinguishable

OTHER WORDS FROM inextinguishable

in·ex·tin·guish·a·bly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for inextinguishable

/ (ˌɪnɪkˈstɪŋɡwɪʃəbəl) /


not able to be extinguished, quenched, or put to an end

Derived forms of inextinguishable

inextinguishableness, nouninextinguishably, adverb
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