undiscoverable

adjective
un·​dis·​cov·​er·​able | \ ˌən-di-ˈskə-v(ə-)rə-bəl How to pronounce undiscoverable (audio) \

Definition of undiscoverable

: unable to be discovered : not discoverable undiscoverable motives/reasons … a secure retreat, an undiscoverable hiding-place …— Herman Melville

Examples of undiscoverable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For an unknown reason, Facebook's BGP routes were withdrawn, making its network undiscoverable by other networks. Ashley Boucher, PEOPLE.com, 4 Oct. 2021 Without transparency, large amounts of public funds are spent on items the public might not approve of, and actions taken by the municipality become undiscoverable. Anchorage Daily News, 14 Mar. 2021 But among the younger generation, there is a strong pull to a new type of celebrity, one that exists in a world undiscoverable by those who don’t actively seek it out. Washington Post, 13 Jan. 2020 That week, Lisbon was overdrawn with potential Palácio Pombals, always around the next corner, forever undiscoverable, though clearly marked on the map. Lauren Elkin, The Atlantic, 16 Feb. 2018 That week, Lisbon was overdrawn with potential Palácio Pombals, always around the next corner, forever undiscoverable, though clearly marked on the map. Lauren Elkin, The Atlantic, 16 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of undiscoverable

1642, in the meaning defined above

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13 Oct 2021

Cite this Entry

“Undiscoverable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undiscoverable. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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