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  • adj. That cannot be opened.


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From un- + openable.


  • Put the handle in the unopenable cupboard in the kitchen counter.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • For one thing, after climbing out of the rear passenger door, with the smell of gasoline in my nostrils, (the front doors were unopenable) I started thinking about people.

    Printing: My Close Call; Crashing, Totalling a Car at 60 MPH

  • * NOTE: When clicking certain links on their website, it downloads unopenable files, with the suffix.asp. esperanza


  • This bottle of wine, unfortunately, was virtually unopenable.

    Janet cooks beef «

  • This was entirely different, this pristine bachelor pad that Michael occupied, with its large, unopenable windows looking out over the city and the river, and its onyx kitchen counters and shining bathroom.

    The Position

  • Picnik is already the world†™ s leading online photo editor, but there are still a lot of people living tragic, gloomy lives believing that powerful photo editing tools cost hundreds of dollars, come in unopenable boxes, and are impossible to use.

    2008 February

  • These days, the only sort of magic Kadian worked involved moving without sound, scaling impossibly smooth walls, and opening unopenable locks.

    Curse of the Shadowmage

  • Shamrock House is in the basement; chill and dreary of aspect, its windows always dirty and unopenable, because at the slightest excuse of an open window the small boys of the neighbourhood will make it their target for all kinds of filth.

    To Love

  • "There was one of them," says Mr. Tulkinghorn, carelessly feeling -- tight, unopenable oyster of the old school!

    Bleak House

  • The unopenable box has been long since opened, and the unchangeable guinea long since changed.

    Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 454 Volume 18, New Series, September 11, 1852


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