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Definition of "inapplicable" []

  • Not applicable: rules inapplicable to day students. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "inapplicable" in a sentence
  • "Even in Christianity, beyond the priestly privilege which belongs to all believers, I object to the ministers of any denomination or church calling themselves or being called "priests;" and much more is the name inapplicable to the sramanas or bhikshus of"
  • ""I had supposed the appellation inapplicable to a gentleman!" answered Sercombe, with entire coolness."
  • "Inseparable accidents are those which — although we know of no connection between them and the attributes constitutive of the species, and although, therefore, so far as we are aware, they might be absent without making the name inapplicable and the species a different species — are yet never in fact known to be absent."