Not relevant incapable of being used perhaps not adapted not ideal as the debate is inapplicable toward situation
- unable to be used
- perhaps not appropriate; incapable of becoming used; maybe not adapted; perhaps not ideal; as, the debate is inapplicable to the case.
1650s, from in- (1) "not, reverse of" + relevant. Related: Inapplicably; inapplicability.
(a.) Not relevant; incapable of becoming applied; not adapted; maybe not ideal; as, the argument is inapplicable towards instance.
We learn also that on account of the variation of g with the locality a gravitational system of force-measurement is inapplicable when more than a moderate degree of accuracy is desired.