inexhaustible

adjective
in·​ex·​haust·​ible | \ ˌi-nig-ˈzȯ-stə-bəl How to pronounce inexhaustible (audio) \

Definition of inexhaustible

: not exhaustible: such as
a : incapable of being used up inexhaustible riches
b : incapable of being wearied or worn out an inexhaustible hiker

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Other Words from inexhaustible

inexhaustibility \ ˌi-​nig-​ˌzȯ-​stə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce inexhaustible (audio) \ noun
inexhaustibleness \ ˌi-​nig-​ˈzȯ-​stə-​bəl-​nəs How to pronounce inexhaustible (audio) \ noun
inexhaustibly \ ˌi-​nig-​ˈzȯ-​stə-​blē How to pronounce inexhaustible (audio) \ adverb

Examples of inexhaustible in a Sentence

The world's supply of oil is not inexhaustible. He seems to have inexhaustible energy.
Recent Examples on the Web Leung’s presence gives the movie an extra-cinematic kick, a winking but resonant connection to an inexhaustible Asian canon of romantic dramas, underworld thrillers and martial-arts epics. Mark Olsen Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 3 Sep. 2021 Leung’s presence gives the movie an extra-cinematic kick, a winking but resonant connection to an inexhaustible Asian canon of romantic dramas, underworld thrillers and martial arts epics. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 31 Aug. 2021 Still, the Bengals and their fans don't have inexhaustible patience, particularly given the players bypassed to select Chase. Nate Davis, USA TODAY, 23 Aug. 2021 Indeed, the questions now facing Americans seem nearly inexhaustible, almost insoluble. New York Times, 30 July 2021 In his 18 years in Congress, Ramstad displayed an inexhaustible ability to find common ground with others, particularly in the treatment of mental health and addiction. Editorial Board Star Tribune, Star Tribune, 1 Aug. 2021 Globally, workforces in most other countries are also aging, including in China, which once seemed to offer an inexhaustible supply of workers. Christopher Rugaber, USA TODAY, 4 July 2021 Globally, workforces in most other countries are also aging, including in China, which once seemed to offer an inexhaustible supply of workers. Christopher Rugaber, Anchorage Daily News, 4 July 2021 The capacity of left-wingers to find new ways for the government to take care of us is inexhaustible. Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, 23 July 2021

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First Known Use of inexhaustible

1601, in the meaning defined above

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“Inexhaustible.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inexhaustible. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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inexhaustible

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of inexhaustible

: impossible to use up completely : impossible to exhaust

inexhaustible

adjective
in·​ex·​haust·​ible | \ ˌi-nig-ˈzȯ-stə-bəl How to pronounce inexhaustible (audio) \

Kids Definition of inexhaustible

: plentiful enough not to give out or be used up an inexhaustible supply

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