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Meaning of INEXTRICABLE

Pronunciation:  in'ekstrukubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  not permitting extrication; incapable of being disentangled or untied; "an inextricable knot"; "inextricable unity"
 

INEXTRICABLE is a 12 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: unresolvable
 
 Antonyms: extricable
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*ex"tri*ca*ble\, a. [L. inextricabilis: cf. F.
inextricable. See {In-} not, and {Extricate}.]
1. Incapable of being extricated, untied, or disentangled;
   hopelessly intricate, confused, or obscure; as, an
   inextricable knot or difficulty; inextricable confusion.

         Lost in the wild, inextricable maze.  --Blackmore.

2. Inevitable. [R.] ``Fate inextricable.'' --Milton.



 
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