Definition of Incommunicable

1. a. Not communicable; incapable of being communicated, shared, told, or imparted, to others.



Definition of Incommunicable

1. Adjective. (context: of a disease etc) That cannot be communicated or transmitted ¹

2. Adjective. (context: of a person) Who does not communicate freely; uncommunicative or reserved ¹

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Definition of Incommunicable

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Incommunicable

incommodation
incommodations
incommode
incommoded
incommodement
incommodements
incommodes
incommoding
incommodious
incommodiously
incommodiousness
incommodities
incommodity
incommodius
incommunicability
incommunicable (current term)
incommunicably
incommunicado
incommunicated
incommunicatively
incommunicativeness
incommutability
incommutable
incommutably
incompact
incomparabilities
incomparability
incomparable

Literary usage of Incommunicable

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1. An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde (1899)
"The Sphinx is not so incommunicable. He is a mask with a manner. Of his intellectual or emotional life history knows nothing. He represents the dominance of ..."

2. A Theological Dictionary by Charles Buck (1807)
"incommunicable ones. The communicable ones are those of which there is some ... the incommunicable ones are such as there is no appearance or shadow of in ..."

3. A Body of Divinity: Wherein the Doctrines of the Christian Religion are by Thomas Ridgley (1814)
"This has given occasion to divines to distinguish the perfections of God, into those that are communicable, and incommunicable. 1. ..."

4. Memoirs of the Life of the Right Honourable George Canning by John Styles (1830)
"We complain," said this noblest advocate of freedom, " because his con - science was not incommunicable, because he wished to make it a universal conscience ..."

5. The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke by Edmund Burke (1867)
"guished and incommunicable attributes, of superior wickedness in eminent station. But, my Lords, when the vices of low, sordid, and illiberal minds infect ..."

6. The Miscellaneous and Posthumous Works of Henry Thomas Buckle by Henry Thomas Buckle (1872)
"Nor is the copyist allowed to begin the incommunicable name immediately after he has dipt his pen in the ink; when he is approaching it, he is required to ..."

7. Christian Theology and Social Progress: The Bampton Lectures for 1905 by Frederick William Bussell (1907)
"Mysticism, the most real of experiences : incommunicable : the strictly religious form only toys with ..."

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