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inaccessibleness

Definitions

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  • n. The quality or state of being inaccessible or unreachable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality or state of being inaccessible.

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Examples

  • What sudden glimpses of sea and sky, what inaccessibleness!

    The Kempton-Wace Letters

  • It was her exquisite inaccessibleness, the sense of distance she could convey without a hint of disdain, that made it most difficult for him to give her up.

    The House of Mirth

  • But as inaccessibleness to verification of what was called supernatural made authority, rather than investigation, its criterion, excommunication from the tribe would still all criticism. 2 Thus every act of life became permeated by motives, originated in arbitrary interpretations of a super-nature.

    The Journal of Abnormal Psychology

  • The herdsman's farm produced very little food, and the inaccessibleness of its situation made it difficult to bring in supplies from without.

    King Alfred of England

  • The inaccessibleness of every thought but that we are in, is wonderful.

    Essays: Second Series (1844)

  • They were defended, it is true, in part by the inaccessibleness of the position of Delphi, and by the artificial fortifications which had been added from time to time to increase the security, but still more by the feeling which every where prevailed, that any violence offered to such a shrine would be punished by the gods as sacrilege.

    Xerxes Makers of History

  • It cannot be pretended, that the dryness or inaccessibleness of their country hath been their preservation; for their country hath been often penetrated, though never entirely subdued.

    Female Scripture Biographies, Volume I

  • Their country was much of it mountainous, having many passes which they thought themselves able to make good against any invader; but this terribleness of theirs deceived them, and so did their imaginary inaccessibleness; they did not prove so strong as they were formidable, nor so safe as they were secure.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)

  • a continued course in the same direction, would have brought the rider to a full stop from the sheer inaccessibleness of the forest.

    Guy Rivers: A Tale of Georgia

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