unaccountable

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adjective un·ac·count·able \ˌən-ə-ˈkau̇n-tə-bəl\

Definition of unaccountable

  1. 1 :  not to be accounted for :  inexplicable, strange

  2. 2 :  not to be called to account :  not responsible

unaccountability

play \ˌən-ə-ˌkau̇n-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

Examples of unaccountable in a Sentence

  1. She has shown an unaccountable reluctance to accept their offer.

  2. the decorator's client has an unaccountable dislike for that color

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First Known Use of unaccountable

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UNACCOUNTABLE Defined for English Language Learners

unaccountable

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adjective un·ac·count·able \ˌən-ə-ˈkau̇n-tə-bəl\

Definition of unaccountable for English Language Learners

  • : not able to be explained : strange or mysterious

  • : not required to explain actions or decisions

  • : not required to be responsible for something


UNACCOUNTABLE Defined for Kids

unaccountable

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adjective un·ac·count·able \ˌən-ə-ˈkau̇n-tə-bəl\

Definition of unaccountable for Students

  1. :  not to be explained :  strange unaccountable noises

unaccountably

\-blē\ adverb


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