unattributable

adjective
un·at·trib·ut·a·ble | \ˌən-ə-ˈtri-ˌbyü-tə-bəl, -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, -byə- \ adverb

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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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