inexcusable

adjective in·ex·cus·able \ ˌi-nik-ˈskyü-zə-bəl \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of inexcusable

:impossible to excuse or justify
  • inexcusable rudeness

inexcusableness

noun

inexcusably

play \ˌi-nik-ˈskyü-zə-blē\ adverb

Examples of inexcusable in a Sentence

  1. spitting at a teacher is inexcusable behavior and will be severely punished

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Origin and Etymology of inexcusable

Middle English, from Latin inexcusabilis, from in- + excusabilis excusable


INEXCUSABLE Defined for English Language Learners

inexcusable

adjective

Definition of inexcusable for English Language Learners

  • : too bad or wrong to be excused or ignored


INEXCUSABLE Defined for Kids

inexcusable

adjective in·ex·cus·able \ ˌi-nik-ˈskyü-zə-bəl \

Definition of inexcusable for Students

:not to be excused
  • Waste is inexcusable.

inexcusably

\-blē\ adverb


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