un·​open·​able | \ ˌən-ˈōp-nə-bəl How to pronounce unopenable (audio) , -ˈō-pə- \

Definition of unopenable

: incapable of being opened : not openable an unopenable window

Examples of unopenable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The very definition of a First World problem: unopenable curtains. John Lanchester, The New Yorker, "Signal," 26 Mar. 2017

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First Known Use of unopenable

1747, in the meaning defined above

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“Unopenable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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