Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

inexhaustible

play
adjective in·ex·haust·ible \ˌi-nig-ˈzȯ-stə-bəl\

Simple Definition of inexhaustible

  • : impossible to use up completely : impossible to exhaust

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of inexhaustible

  1. :  not exhaustible: as a :  incapable of being used up <inexhaustible riches> b :  incapable of being wearied or worn out <an inexhaustible hiker>

inexhaustibility play \-ˌzȯ-stə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
inexhaustibleness play \-ˈzȯ-stə-bəl-nəs\ noun
inexhaustibly play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of inexhaustible in a sentence

  1. The world's supply of oil is not inexhaustible.

  2. He seems to have inexhaustible energy.



1601

First Known Use of inexhaustible

1601


INEXHAUSTIBLE Defined for Kids

inexhaustible

play
adjective in·ex·haust·ible \ˌi-nig-ˈzȯ-stə-bəl\

Definition of inexhaustible for Students

  1. :  plentiful enough not to give out or be used up <an inexhaustible supply>





Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up inexhaustible? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a smart aleck

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image567572573

Which of these is a synonym of unctuous?

angry oily prompt maudlin
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ