Definition of 'inexplicable'
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How do you explain the seemingly inexplicable? Times, Sunday Times (2012)There is always something inexplicable about hideous crimes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Perhaps what had seemed inexplicable then would not seem inexplicable now. Times, Sunday Times (2009)How else to understand the otherwise cruelly inexplicable? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Those powerful and seemingly inexplicable sensations which an anxious person experiences in some situations are in fact easily explained. Banish Anxiety - how to stop worrying and take charge of your life (1991)Is there an otherwise inexplicable fact? Times, Sunday Times (2009)The drop-off in production that followed the change of clubs was almost inexplicable. Times, Sunday Times (2014)At his first school, his odd and inexplicable behaviour continued. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The armoured regiments and the Guards remain for some inexplicable reason untouched. Times, Sunday Times (2006)If the camera stops working for inexplicable electronic reasons, check the batteries. Photographers Handbook (1993)For some inexplicable reason, they had hit the glass in their millions. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But for some inexplicable reason he opted to turn and attempt to pass back to Mannone. The Sun (2014)But in these oppressive surroundings, the seemingly inexplicable becomes very worrying and you begin to look for other explanations. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It's been suggested that this otherwise inexplicable aspect of chimp life is a little bit like a religious service. Times, Sunday Times (2016)For anyone on the outside the concept can seem inexplicable: who on earth would watch other people play computer games? Times, Sunday Times (2014)Otherwise, her misery seems inexplicable. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It also felt unlikely to run away with you, so that its stiff switch remains inexplicable but seems far less important. Times, Sunday Times (2008)His behaviour was inexplicable, angry and aggressive, he had outbursts that were nonsensical. The Sun (2011)If we did something inexplicable and strange, we'd probably be praying. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'inexplicable'
British English: inexplicable ADJECTIVE
If something is inexplicable, you cannot explain why it happens or why it is true.
His behaviour was extraordinary and inexplicable.
Definition of inexplicable from the Collins English Dictionary
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