Definitions

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  • adj. That cannot be severed.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ severable

Examples

  • Tangential or not, it (the underlying crime) is unseverable in this debate, i.e., on the issue of defining police “misconduct” in any given case.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Emotional Distress Lawsuit Based on Public Detention of Muslim Woman in Nightgown (During Search of Her Home)

  • Eliot doesn't really mean that nothing new is ever seen under the sun, but that what he called the "really new" has a unseverable link to that which came before -- at least as long as the artist is perpetuating an artistic form that emerged from the past.

    Principles of Literary Criticism

  • Tangential or not, it the underlying crime is unseverable in this debate, i.e., on the issue of defining police “misconduct” in any given case.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Emotional Distress Lawsuit Based on Public Detention of Muslim Woman in Nightgown (During Search of Her Home)

  • The principle of equality infiltrates every plant of the legal garden and constitutes an unseverable part of the genetic make-up of all the legal rules, each and every one … The principle of equality is, in theory and practice, a father-principle or should we say a mother-principle.

    Law in Israel.

  • The principle of equality infiltrates every plant of the legal garden and constitutes an unseverable part of the genetic make-up of all the legal rules, each and every one.

    Equality, Religion and Gender in Israel.

  • The crystalline thread that linked this place of nonexistence with that other world was still intact, unseverable.

    Conan The Triumphant

  • Who could disentangle the effect of the Great War, both in heightening Canada's sense of her own personality, her own individuality as a nation, and on the other hand her sense of the inseparable, the unseverable, bonds that join us all together?

    Imperial Co-operation

  • Siglinda clasping in an eternal unseverable embrace, as she had seen them from the wings of the opera, where she would be waiting as a

    The Torrent Entre Naranjos

  • I do not mean that I think blood and breeding are unseverable; or that half a dozen lady ancestors in a direct line secure the character to the seventh in descent; though they do often secure the look of it; nevertheless, ladies are born who never know all their lives how to make a curtsey, and curtseys are made with infinite grace by those who have nothing of a lady beyond the trappings.

    Daisy

  • I do not mean that I think blood and breeding are unseverable; or that half a dozen lady ancestors in a direct line secure the character to the seventh in descent; though they _do_ often secure the look of it; nevertheless, ladies are born who never know all their lives how to make a curtsey, and curtseys are made with infinite grace by those who have nothing of

    Daisy

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