Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Difficult or impossible to explain or account for.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Impossible to explain; not easily accounted for.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not explicable; not explainable; incapable of being explained, interpreted, or accounted for.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not explicable; incapable of being explained or interpreted; not to be made plain or intelligible: as, an inexplicable mystery.
  • Synonyms Unaccountable, incomprehensible, inscrutable, mysterious.
  • Trousers; “inexpressibles.”

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. incapable of being explained or accounted for

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