verb (used with object), ex·plored, ex·plor·ing.
verb (used without object), ex·plored, ex·plor·ing.
Origin of explore
Examples from the Web for unexplorable
Why, it's not going to hurt you to admit you know Catrock Canyon is—unexplorable.Cow-Country|B. M. Bower
This disconnection, whose phenomena are amazing, proceeds from an unexplored, possibly an unexplorable mystery.Modeste Mignon|Honore de Balzac
Other water courses were passed, running away into unknown and unexplorable wilds.Frank Merriwell Down South|Burt L. Standish
British Dictionary definitions for unexplorable
Word Origin for explore
Word Origin and History for unexplorable
1580s, "to investigate, examine," a back-formation from exploration, or else from Middle French explorer (16c.), from Latin explorare "investigate, search out, examine, explore," said to be originally a hunters' term meaning "set up a loud cry," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + plorare "to cry."
But second element also explained as "to make to flow," from pluere "to flow." Meaning "to go to a country or place in quest of discoveries" is first attested 1610s. Related: Explored; exploring.