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

Other Words from inseparable

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

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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
Recent Examples on the Web Stringer also has two other children close to her granddaughter’s age and said the kids had been inseparable all summer. Carol Robinson |, al, 25 July 2022 The two were inseparable, Beasley's mother, Shalesa Beasley, recalled. Minyvonne Burke, NBC News, 15 July 2022 Some campers are still inseparable—even getting married at Oneka, their wedding parties packed with familiar faces. Colleen Mckeegan, ELLE, 8 June 2022 The founder and the company are inseparable in many people’s minds. Jon Michail, Forbes, 10 June 2021 However, Lopez and Affleck reunited roughly one year ago and have been seemingly inseparable ever since. Thania Garcia, Variety, 17 July 2022 Tin Chin and Mo Lin were inseparable at the homeless shelter. Jay Nordlinger, National Review, 13 July 2022 Boseman’s legacy remains inseparable from mainstream culture — his breakout work in Black Panther helped propel that film to become the first superhero movie ever nominated for best picture at the Academy Awards. Jackie Strause, The Hollywood Reporter, 12 July 2022 The data of digital property can be worked into the NFT’s cryptographic hash, making the object and the proof of its ownership practically inseparable. Alex Lazovsky, Forbes, 12 July 2022 See More

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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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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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