What does inextricable mean?

inextricable meaning in Etymology Dictionary

early 15c., from Latin inextricabilis "that simply cannot be disentangled," from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + extricare (see extricate). Related: Inextricably.


inextricable meaning in General Dictionary

not permitting extrication; incompetent at being disentangled or untied

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  • incompetent at becoming extricated, untied, or disentangled; hopelessly complex, puzzled, or obscure; as, an inextricable knot or trouble; inextricable confusion.
  • Inevitable.

inextricable meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) not capable of being extricated, untied, or disentangled; hopelessly intricate, confused, or obscure; since, an inextricable knot or difficulty; inextricable confusion.

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  • (a.) certain.

Sentence Examples with the word inextricable

The religious point of view by intolerance, was completed from the administrative point of view by inextricable disorder.

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