ineffaceable

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adjective in·ef·face·able \ˌi-nə-ˈfā-sə-bəl\

Definition of ineffaceable

  1. :  not effaceable :  ineradicable

ineffaceability

play \ˌi-nə-ˌfā-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

ineffaceably

play \ˌi-nə-ˈfā-sə-blē\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of ineffaceable

probably from French ineffaçable, from Middle French, from in- + effaçable effaceable


First Known Use: 1804

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