inexpiable

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adjective in·ex·pi·a·ble \(ˌ)i-ˈnek-spē-ə-bəl\

Definition of inexpiable

  1. 1 :  not capable of being atoned for

  2. 2 obsolete :  implacable, unappeasable

inexpiably

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Examples of inexpiable in a sentence

  1. <apparently, the gubernatorial candidate is guilty of the inexpiable sin of speaking out too openly and honestly about the state's financial woes>

Origin and Etymology of inexpiable

Middle English inexpyable, from Latin inexpiabilis, from in- + expiare to expiate


First Known Use: 15th century


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