incommunicable

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adjective in·com·mu·ni·ca·ble \ˌin-kə-ˈmyü-ni-kə-bəl\

Definition of incommunicable

  1. :  not communicable: such asa :  uncommunicativeb :  incapable of being communicated or imparted

incommunicability

play \ˌin-kə-ˌmyü-ni-kə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

incommunicably

play \ˌin-kə-ˈmyü-ni-kə-blē\ adverb

Examples of incommunicable in a Sentence

  1. the vastness of the universe is incommunicable

Origin and Etymology of incommunicable

Middle French or Late Latin; Middle French, from Late Latin incommunicabilis, from Latin in- + Late Latin communicabilis communicable


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