inseparable

adjective
in·​sep·​a·​ra·​ble | \ (ˌ)in-ˈse-p(ə-)rə-bəl How to pronounce inseparable (audio) \

Definition of inseparable

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

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Other Words from inseparable

inseparability \ (ˌ)in-​ˌse-​p(ə-​)rə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce inseparability (audio) \ noun
inseparable noun
inseparableness \ (ˌ)in-​ˈse-​p(ə-​)rə-​bəl-​nəs How to pronounce inseparableness (audio) \ noun
inseparably \ (ˌ)in-​ˈse-​p(ə-​)rə-​blē How to pronounce inseparably (audio) \ adverb

Synonyms & Antonyms for inseparable

Synonyms

bosom, buddy-buddy, chummy, close, especial, familiar, friendly, intimate, inward, near, thick, tight

Antonyms

distant

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Examples of inseparable in a Sentence

One problem is inseparable from the other. they've been inseparable friends since they met at summer camp years ago

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Since their engagement was revealed on July 8, Hailey Baldwin and Justin Bieber have been inseparable. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Hailey Baldwin Just Posted a Rare Mushy Instagram Comment About Justin Bieber," 5 Aug. 2018 According to The Washington Post, the two quickly became inseparable. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "'Today' Star Jenna Bush Hager and Husband Henry Chase Hager Have the Best Love Story," 1 Mar. 2019 The Justice Department said that the protections for people with pre-existing conditions were inseparable from the individual mandate and must also be struck down. Robert Pear, New York Times, "Justice Dept. Says Crucial Provisions of Obamacare Are Unconstitutional," 7 June 2018 Previously, Cortana and search were inseparable, so that clicking the search box used to launch Cortana as a facilitator for searches, reminders, and more. Mark Hachman, PCWorld, "Microsoft separates Cortana from search in new Windows 10 preview build," 16 Jan. 2019 That behavior, that righteous rage, is really inseparable from the authority and public power that men have traditionally had in this country. Anna North, Vox, "Women made historic gains in 2018. But in so many ways, it was still the Year of the Man.," 27 Dec. 2018 For the next four days, Joe and Kathleen are inseparable. Susanna Fogel, Glamour, "This Is What You’ve Got Mail Would Look Like 20 Years Later," 20 Dec. 2018 Now that she's been mom to the inseparable pups for seven years, Alaina can't imagine life without them both. Kelly O'sullivan, Country Living, "This Dog Was About to Be Adopted, But Couldn't Leave Her Best Friend Behind," 24 Feb. 2017 Marotta said Jake spent 62 days in the NICU and that the brothers have an inseparable bond. Alexandria Hein, Fox News, "6-year-old shares touching skin-to-skin moment with baby brother in NICU," 27 July 2018

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First Known Use of inseparable

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for inseparable

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

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inseparable

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of inseparable

: not able to be separated

inseparable

adjective
in·​sep·​a·​ra·​ble | \ in-ˈse-pə-rə-bəl How to pronounce inseparable (audio) \

Kids Definition of inseparable

: impossible to separate inseparable companions

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