unopenable

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

Definition of unopenable

: incapable of being opened : not openable an unopenable window

Examples of unopenable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For the second task, the dogs were presented with an impossible challenge: opening an unopenable container to access delicious-smelling food inside. Rachel Nuwer, Scientific American, 9 June 2022 The very definition of a First World problem: unopenable curtains. John Lanchester, The New Yorker, 26 Mar. 2017

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First Known Use of unopenable

1747, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

21 Jun 2022

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“Unopenable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unopenable. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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