indeclinable

adjective
in·​de·​clin·​able | \ ˌin-di-ˈklī-nə-bəl How to pronounce indeclinable (audio) \

Definition of indeclinable

: having no grammatical inflections

First Known Use of indeclinable

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for indeclinable

Middle English, from Late Latin indeclinabilis, from Latin in- + Late Latin declinabilis capable of being inflected, from Latin declinare to inflect — more at decline entry 1

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The first known use of indeclinable was in the 14th century

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indecisive

indeclinable

in decline

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“Indeclinable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/indeclinable. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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