Definition of Inextricable

1. Adjective. Not permitting extrication; incapable of being disentangled or untied. "Inextricable unity"

Similar to: Unresolvable
Antonyms: Extricable



Definition of Inextricable

1. a. Incapable of being extricated, untied, or disentangled; hopelessly intricate, confused, or obscure; as, an inextricable knot or difficulty; inextricable confusion.

Definition of Inextricable

1. Adjective. (context: of a knot etc) impossible to untie or disentangle ¹

2. Adjective. (context: of a problem) impossible to solve ¹

3. Adjective. (context: of a maze etc) impossible to escape from ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Inextricable

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Inextricable

inexsuperable
inextended
inextendible
inextensibility
inextensible
inextension
inextensional
inexterminable
inextinct
inextinguible
inextinguishability
inextinguishable
inextinguishably
inextirpable
inextricability
inextricable (current term)
inextricableness
inextricably
ineye
infacility
infact
infair
infairs
infall
infallibilist
infallibilists
infallibilities
infallibility
infallible
infallibleness

Literary usage of Inextricable

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... und ranks among the most accomplished writers of the Old Testament. ond part of the psalm an inextricable confusion from which the first was preserved. ..."

2. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1868)
"The regimental wagons, in seemingly inextricable contusion, were running hither and thither ; the ambulances and Sanitary Commission wagons were finding ..."

3. A Cycle of Adams Letters, 1861-1865 by Charles Francis Adams, Henry Adams (1920)
"What God made plain we have mixed up into inextricable confusion. We have had declarations of emancipation ingeniously framed so as not to free a slave ..."

4. History of Europe: From the Commencement of the French Revolution to the by Archibald Alison (1849)
"The inextricable question of the assignats next occupied the attention of the ... The 403. difficulty, in truth, was inextricable.2 No sales to any . . l . ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"marked, an "inextricable interweaving of fact and figure." It ie scarcely necessary to point out, however, that through the figure tiie narrative evidently ..."

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