inseparable

adjective

in·​sep·​a·​ra·​ble (ˌ)in-ˈse-p(ə-)rə-bəl How to pronounce inseparable (audio)
1
: incapable of being separated or disjoined
inseparable issues
2
: seemingly always together : very intimate
inseparable friends
inseparable noun
inseparableness noun
inseparably adverb

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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Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of inseparable was in the 14th century

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“Inseparable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inseparable. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

Kids Definition

inseparable

adjective
in·​sep·​a·​ra·​ble (ˈ)in-ˈsep-(ə-)rə-bəl How to pronounce inseparable (audio)
1
: impossible to separate
inseparable issues
2
: seemingly always together
inseparable friends
inseparably adverb

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