What does unaccountable mean?

Definitions for unaccountableˌʌn əˈkaʊn tə bəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word unaccountable.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unaccountable, unexplainable(adj)

    not to be accounted for or explained

    "perceptible only as unaccountable influences that hinder progress"; "an unexplainable fear"

  2. unaccountable(adj)

    free from control or responsibility


  1. unaccountable(Adjective)

    inexplicable; unable to account for, or explain

  2. unaccountable(Adjective)

    not responsible; free from accountability or control

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unaccountable(adj)

    not accountable or responsible; free from control

  2. Unaccountable(adj)

    not to be accounted for; inexplicable; not consonant with reason or rule; strange; mysterious

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unaccountable

    un-ak-kownt′a-bl, adj. not accountable or to be accounted for: not responsible.—ns. Unaccountabil′ity, Unaccount′ableness, the state or quality of being unaccountable.—adv. Unaccount′ably, inexplicably.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unaccountable in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unaccountable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Robert D. Kaplan, Warrior Politics: Why Leadership Demands a Pagan Ethos (Book):

    It is easy to be a moral perfectionist when one is politically unaccountable.

  2. Doug Watts:

    We did our best to bring him in. What we are unaccustomed to is someone being 100% unaccountable to the campaign.

  3. Brad Adams:

    Thailand's friends abroad should not be fooled by this obvious sleight of hand by the junta leader to replace martial law with a constitutional provision that effectively provides unlimited and unaccountable powers.

  4. Hillary Clinton:

    We have to end the flood of secret, unaccountable money that is distorting our elections, corrupting our political system, and drowning out the voices of too many everyday Americans, our democracy should be about expanding the franchise, not charging an entrance fee.

  5. Aaron Nordquist:

    The most effective way to revive a functional democracy is to do what we have always done; transfer decision-making from the unaccountable institutions: monarchs, priestly castes, military juntas, political or economic dictatorships, or modern corporations, and bring it back to the public arena.

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