Examples of unaccountable in a Sentence
She has shown an unaccountable reluctance to accept their offer.
the decorator's client has an unaccountable dislike for that color
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And the unaccountable hostility against our incredible police, who work so hard at such a dangerous job.
The first was nuclear proliferation — that eventually the technology to build and deploy nuclear weapons would fall into the hands of an unstable dictatorship (or, even worse, terrorists or other unaccountable stateless actors).
Here’s the emotionally unsatisfying answer: unsupervised and unaccountable prosecutors seeking tougher sentences all over the country, and given many more options, under the law, to do so.
This turbulence is not likely to prevent Putin, whose approval rating hasn’t been below 80 percent in three years, from winning reelection next March, but pollsters say Russians feel like their leaders are unaccountable.
This ad sends the message that Quist is just as tied to the donor class, just as beholden to special interests, just as bereft of ideas and just as condescending to the struggles of ordinary Americans as a distant, dreaded, unaccountable elite.
Congress, through the impeachment power, is a more obviously proper agent than an unaccountable prosecutor would be. 2.
During the Clinton impeachment, the unaccountable, unconstrained, arguably unconstitutional and mercifully lapsed independent counsel law arguably subverted the constitutional structures far more than Clinton did.
But just 11 days after taking office, President Trump nominated a judge to the Supreme Court who last week seemed to accept the growing piles of unaccountable money in our politics as simply the way things are.
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First Known Use of unaccountable
Synonymsinexplainable, inexplicable, unexplainable
Antonymsaccountable, explainable, explicable
Related Wordsindefinable, indescribable, inexpressible, unsayable; cryptic, enigmatic (also enigmatical), impenetrable, incomprehensible, inscrutable, mysterious, unfathomable, unknowable; irrational, unreasonable, unsound; foolish, illogical, mindless, senseless; absurd, odd, peculiar, strange, unusual, weird
Near Antonymslogical, rational, reasonable, tenable, understandable; sane, sensible, wise; compelling, convincing, persuasive, plausible, satisfying; confirmed, corroborated, determined, established, explained, substantiated, validated
UNACCOUNTABLE Defined for English Language Learners
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
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