inexhaustible

adjective

in·​ex·​haust·​ible ˌi-nig-ˈzȯ-stə-bəl How to pronounce inexhaustible (audio)
: not exhaustible: such as
a
: incapable of being used up
inexhaustible riches
b
: incapable of being wearied or worn out
an inexhaustible hiker
inexhaustibility noun
inexhaustibleness noun
inexhaustibly adverb

Examples of inexhaustible in a Sentence

The world's supply of oil is not inexhaustible. He seems to have inexhaustible energy.
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Word History

First Known Use

1601, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of inexhaustible was in 1601

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“Inexhaustible.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inexhaustible. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

inexhaustible

adjective
in·​ex·​haust·​ible ˌin-ig-ˈzȯ-stə-bəl How to pronounce inexhaustible (audio)
1
: impossible to use up
an inexhaustible supply
2
: impossible to tire out
an inexhaustible worker
inexhaustibility noun
inexhaustibly adverb

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