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Definitions for inexplicable
ɪnˈɛk splɪ kə bəl, ˌɪn ɪkˈsplɪk ə-in·ex·pli·ca·ble

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inexplicable, incomprehensible(adj)

    incapable of being explained or accounted for

    "inexplicable errors"; "left the house at three in the morning for inexplicable reasons"

Wiktionary

  1. inexplicable(Adjective)

    Impossible to explain; not easily accounted for.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inexplicable(adj)

    not explicable; not explainable; incapable of being explained, interpreted, or accounted for; as, an inexplicable mystery

    Etymology: [L. inexplicabilis: cf. F. inexplicable. See In- not, and Explicable.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Inexplicable

    in-eks′pli-ka-bl, adj. that cannot be explained: unintelligible.—ns. Inexplicabil′ity, Inex′plicableness.—adv. Inex′plicably.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inexplicable in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inexplicable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of inexplicable in a Sentence

  1. Marco Rubio:

    The president’s decision to reward the Castro regime and begin the path toward the normalization of relations with Cuba is inexplicable.

  2. Michael McCann:

    The prosecution now has a more difficult case in convincing a jury, beyond a reasonable doubt, that Aaron Hernandez murdered Odin Lloyd, while there remains incriminating evidence, such as video of Hernandez the night of the murder and an inexplicable use of a cleaning service at Hernandez's home, the loss of Odin Lloyd's text messages is a significant blow to the prosecution.

  3. Adam Schiff:

    This action is long overdue and follows an inexplicable series of events in which the White House played a role in selectively and surreptitiously providing the documents to our Chairman (Nunes), the White House has yet to explain why it attempted to conceal its role in the compilation of these materials. The White House is not a whistleblower and nothing that I was shown justifies such duplicitous conduct.

  4. John Hassler:

    Accelerating, inexplicable price increases in combination with speculation in the market is a bad sign, that is what makes me worried, which I wasn't a few years ago.

  5. Erich Fromm:

    That man can destroy life is just as miraculous a feat as that he can create it, for life is the miracle, the inexplicable. In the act of destruction, man sets himself above life he transcends himself as a creature. Thus, the ultimate choice for a man, inasmuch as he is driven to transcend himself, is to create or to destroy, to love or to hate.

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