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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. Kirk Pasich:

    When he told me he may have taken an extra Ativan or two, I contacted security and asked that they check on him. What happened is inexplicable, and I am hopeful that further medical reports will provide additional details.

  2. Vicky Cornell:

    When we spoke after the show, I noticed he was slurring his words; he was different, when he told me he may have taken an extra Ativan or two, I contacted security and asked that they check on him. What happened is inexplicable, and I am hopeful that further medical reports will provide additional details.

  3. H. L. Mencken:

    The one permanent emotion of the inferior man is fear - fear of the unknown, the complex, the inexplicable. What he wants beyond everything else is safety.

  4. 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.

  5. Victor Hugo:

    Love is like a tree: it grows by itself, roots itself deeply in our being and continues to flourish over a heart in ruin. The inexplicable fact is that the blinder it is, the more tenacious it is. It is never stronger than when it is completely unreasonable.

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