Definition of inexplicable
- an inexplicable disappearance
He had a series of seemingly inexplicable accidents.
an inexplicable desire for ice cream at two in the morning
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First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
: not able to be explained or understood
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to speak or write verbosely and windily
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