unattributable

adjective
un·​at·​trib·​ut·​a·​ble | \ ˌən-ə-ˈtri-ˌbyü-tə-bəl How to pronounce unattributable (audio) , -byə- \

Definition of unattributable

: not able to be ascribed or credited to a source : not capable of being attributed an unattributable rumor unattributable liabilities

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unattributably \ ˌən-​ə-​ˈtri-​ˌbyü-​tə-​blē How to pronounce unattributable (audio) , -​byə-​ \ adverb

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Recent Examples on the Web But during that half-year, a funny thing happened: The computer experienced 152 unattributable memory errors. Sarah Scoles, WIRED, "Cosmic Ray Showers Crash Supercomputers. Here's What to Do About It," 4 June 2018

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First Known Use of unattributable

1812, in the meaning defined above

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“Unattributable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unattributable. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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