ineradicable

adjective
in·​erad·​i·​ca·​ble | \ ˌi-ni-ˈra-di-kə-bəl How to pronounce ineradicable (audio) \

Definition of ineradicable

: incapable of being eradicated

Other Words from ineradicable

ineradicability \ ˌi-​ni-​ˌra-​di-​kə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce ineradicable (audio) \ noun
ineradicably \ ˌi-​ni-​ˈra-​di-​kə-​blē How to pronounce ineradicable (audio) \ adverb

Examples of ineradicable in a Sentence

She made an ineradicable impression on us.
Recent Examples on the Web The ineradicable ache of a mother’s loss comes through with devastating force, and so, too, does playwright Inda Craig-Galván’s anger at the conditions that allow such losses to keep happening. BostonGlobe.com, 26 May 2022 The ineradicable ache of a mother’s loss comes through with devastating force, and so, too, does playwright Inda Craig-Galván’s anger at the conditions that allow such losses to keep happening. BostonGlobe.com, 26 May 2022 The ineradicable ache of a mother’s loss comes through with devastating force, and so, too, does playwright Inda Craig-Galván’s anger at the conditions that allow such losses to keep happening. BostonGlobe.com, 19 May 2022 This distrust is understandable, to a degree: Fantasy can be engineered with as much fidelity as reality; the dissemination of misinformation is ineradicable. Washington Post, 24 Mar. 2022 Many ineradicable infections are controlled by vaccination and treatment. Monica Gandhi, WSJ, 30 Sep. 2021 Still, many boundaries between the animal and the human, the natural and the artificial, were ineradicable. Ben Crair, The New Yorker, 11 May 2021 Things were pretty freewheeling before then, and early photos of earthquake damage — well before 1933 — gave us one of the most ineradicable myths of quake safety. Los Angeles Times, 9 June 2021 Scenes from the work lingered in my mind as two ineradicable national crimes unfolded: the separation of children from their parents at the American border and the destruction of sacred Native sites by border-wall construction. Alex Ross, The New Yorker, 12 Dec. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of ineradicable

1818, in the meaning defined above

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17 Jun 2022

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“Ineradicable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ineradicable. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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