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[in-ik-stur-puh-buh l]
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  1. incapable of being extirpated: inextirpable disease.
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Origin of inextirpable

First recorded in 1425–75; late Middle English word from Latin word inexstirpābilis. See in-3, extirpate, -ble
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Related Words for inextirpable

memorable, lasting, stirring, enduring, unforgettable, durable, perpetual, immortal, ingrained, permanent, ineradicable, ineffaceable, inerasable, inexpungible, inextirpable, rememberable, abiding, deathless, everlasting, immutable

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Historical Examples of inextirpable

  • The more you cut off the branches which imprudently appear, the more powerful and inextirpable become the roots below.

    Islam Her Moral And Spiritual Value

    Arthur Glyn Leonard

British Dictionary definitions for inextirpable


  1. not able to be extirpated; ineradicable
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Derived Formsinextirpableness, noun
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