inexpiable


in·ex·pi·a·ble

adjective \(ˌ)i-ˈnek-spē-ə-bəl\

Definition of INEXPIABLE

1
:  not capable of being atoned for
2
obsolete :  implacable, unappeasable
in·ex·pi·a·bly \-blē\ adverb

Examples of INEXPIABLE

  1. <apparently, the gubernatorial candidate is guilty of the inexpiable sin of speaking out too openly and honestly about the state's financial woes>

Origin of INEXPIABLE

Middle English inexpyable, from Latin inexpiabilis, from in- + expiare to expiate
First Known Use: 15th century

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