inseparable

[ in-sep-er-uh-buh l, -sep-ruh- ]
/ ɪnˈsɛp ər ə bəl, -ˈsɛp rə- /

adjective

incapable of being separated, parted, or disjoined: inseparable companions.

noun Usually inseparables.

inseparable objects, qualities, etc.
inseparable companions or friends.

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Origin of inseparable

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English word from Latin word insēparābilis. See in-3, separable

OTHER WORDS FROM inseparable

in·sep·a·ra·bil·i·ty, in·sep·a·ra·ble·ness, nounin·sep·a·ra·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for inseparable

inseparable
/ (ɪnˈsɛpərəbəl, -ˈsɛprə-) /

adjective

incapable of being separated or divided

Derived forms of inseparable

inseparability or inseparableness, nouninseparably, adverb
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