[ in-uh-fish-uhs ]
/ ˌɪn əˈfɪʃ əs /
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being inconsistent with moral duty and natural affection.
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Origin of inofficious
OTHER WORDS FROM inofficiousin·of·fi·cious·ness, in·of·fi·ci·os·i·ty [in-uh-fish-ee-os-i-tee], /ˌɪn əˌfɪʃ iˈɒs ɪ ti/, noun
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How to use inofficious in a sentence
There must be a plainly inofficious will; or a will wanting in natural affection and duty.The Curiosities and Law of Wills|John Proffatt
British Dictionary definitions for inofficious
/ (ˌɪnəˈfɪʃəs) /
contrary to moral obligation, as the disinheritance of a child by his parentsan inofficious will
Derived forms of inofficiousinofficiously, adverbinofficiousness, noun
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