from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Incapable of being rubbed out or obliterated.

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

  • adj. not capable of being expunged


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  • No, they are zealots, with a quasi-religious faith in the inherent benignity of these things, and in the inexpungible wickedness of those who oppose them, or cynical opportunists who are quite prepared to sacrifice their country's future for their own personal gain in the present.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Still, Japan will no longer accept the assumption that, because of an inexpungible war guilt, it is somehow forever ineligible for its own form of nationalism.

    The Last Word: Japan's Move To Normality

  • Something unmentionable had happened in which he was vicariously but inextricably implicated; a gross, black, inexpungible blot had fallen on Scott-King overnight.

    The Complete Stories


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