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inseparable

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adjective in·sep·a·ra·ble \(ˌ)in-ˈse-p(ə-)rə-bəl\

Simple Definition of inseparable

  • : not able to be separated

Full Definition of inseparable

  1. 1 :  incapable of being separated or disjoined <inseparable issues>

  2. 2 :  seemingly always together :  very intimate <inseparable friends>

in·sep·a·ra·bil·i·ty play \(ˌ)in-ˌse-p(ə-)rə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
inseparable noun
in·sep·a·ra·ble·ness play \(ˌ)in-ˈse-p(ə-)rə-bəl-nəs\ noun
in·sep·a·ra·bly play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of inseparable

  1. One problem is inseparable from the other.

  2. <they've been inseparable friends since they met at summer camp years ago>



Origin of inseparable

Middle English, from Latin inseparabilis, from in- + separabilis separable


First Known Use: 14th century



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