in·​de·​com·​pos·​able ˌin-ˌdē-kəm-ˈpō-zə-bəl How to pronounce indecomposable (audio)
: not capable of being separated into component parts or elements

Word History

First Known Use

1807, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of indecomposable was in 1807

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Cite this Entry

“Indecomposable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Mar. 2023.

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