inaccessible

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adjective in·ac·ces·si·ble \ˌi-nik-ˈse-sə-bəl, (ˌ)i-ˌnak-\

Definition of inaccessible

  1. :  not accessible an inaccessible area an inaccessible goal

inaccessibility

play \ˌi-nik-ˌse-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē, (ˌ)i-ˌnak-\ noun

inaccessibly

play \ˌi-nik-ˈse-sə-blē, (ˌ)i-ˌnak-\ adverb

Examples of inaccessible in a Sentence

  1. The area is inaccessible by road.

  2. His prose is inaccessible to many readers.

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Origin and Etymology of inaccessible

Middle English, from Middle French or Late Latin; Middle French, from Late Latin inaccessibilis, from Latin in- + Late Latin accessibilis accessible


INACCESSIBLE Defined for English Language Learners

inaccessible

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Definition of inaccessible for English Language Learners

  • : difficult or impossible to reach, approach, or understand : not accessible


INACCESSIBLE Defined for Kids

inaccessible

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adjective in·ac·ces·si·ble \ˌi-nik-ˈse-sə-bəl\

Definition of inaccessible for Students

  1. :  hard or impossible to reach or get hold of an inaccessible island



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