inseparable

adjective in·sep·a·ra·ble \ (ˌ)in-ˈse-p(ə-)rə-bəl \
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of inseparable

1 :incapable of being separated or disjoined
  • inseparable issues
2 :seemingly always together :very intimate
  • inseparable friends

inseparability

play \(ˌ)in-ˌse-p(ə-)rə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

inseparable

noun

inseparableness

play \(ˌ)in-ˈse-p(ə-)rə-bəl-nəs\ noun

inseparably

play \(ˌ)in-ˈse-p(ə-)rə-blē\ adverb

Examples of inseparable in a Sentence

  1. One problem is inseparable from the other.

  2. they've been inseparable friends since they met at summer camp years ago

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Origin and Etymology of inseparable

Middle English, from Latin inseparabilis, from in- + separabilis separable


INSEPARABLE Defined for English Language Learners

inseparable

adjective

Definition of inseparable for English Language Learners

  • : not able to be separated


INSEPARABLE Defined for Kids

inseparable

adjective in·sep·a·ra·ble \ in-ˈse-pə-rə-bəl \

Definition of inseparable for Students

:impossible to separate
  • inseparable companions


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