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Definition of "inexplicable" []

  • Difficult or impossible to explain or account for. (adjective)
  • Not capable of explanation; unexplainable (adjective)

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Use "inexplicable" in a sentence
  • "Rachel Maddow mocked a Democratic senator on her Thursday show for what she called his "inexplicable" opposition to President Obama's jobs bill."
  • "He said other methods of sabotage being used were what he termed inexplicable increases in prices of commodities by businesses and manufacturers here."
  • "Bates is still steamed at the Senate, including Senate President Peter Bragdon, for what he calls an "inexplicable flip-flop" on the bill."