Definition of inseparable
1 : incapable of being separated or disjoined inseparable issues
2 : seemingly always together : very intimate inseparable friends
inseparabilityplay \(ˌ)in-ˌse-p(ə-)rə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
inseparablenessplay \(ˌ)in-ˈse-p(ə-)rə-bəl-nəs\ noun
inseparablyplay \(ˌ)in-ˈse-p(ə-)rə-blē\ 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
Recent Examples of inseparable from the Web
The two dogs had become inseparable, the Animal House staff said.
Boycott campaign supporter Idriss rebuffed critics, saying that politics is inseparable from art.
And depicting Islam as inseparable from political violence is exactly the narrative al-Qaida spins — as is the related idea that America and Islam are necessarily in conflict.
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Origin and Etymology of inseparable
Middle English, from Latin inseparabilis, from in- + separabilis separable
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
INSEPARABLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of inseparable for English Language Learners
: not able to be separated
INSEPARABLE Defined for Kids
Definition of inseparable for Students
: impossible to separate inseparable companions
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