unplaceable

adjective
un·place·able | \ ˌən-ˈplā-sə-bəl \

Definition of unplaceable 

: not able to be put in, assigned to, or identified with a particular place : not placeable an unplaceable accent

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Surrounding Merkel and Trump are a slew of other leaders, each with an unplaceable gaze. Amy B Wang, chicagotribune.com, "The combative G-7 summit, summed up in one surreal photo," 9 June 2018 In some television appearances, Ivanka seems to present a simulacrum of herself — a for-public-consumption version that is at once both poised and guarded, complete with a breathy, unplaceable accent. Margaret Hartmann, Daily Intelligencer, "9 Things Ivanka Trump Would Like Us to Know," 12 Mar. 2018 Over the last two decades, urban architecture has become increasingly unplaceable. Kyle Chayka, The New Republic, "From architect to tastemaker, Bjarke Ingels is designing the future.," 2 May 2018 In some television appearances, Ivanka seems to present a simulacrum of herself — a for-public-consumption version that is at once both poised and guarded, complete with a breathy, unplaceable accent. Margaret Hartmann, Daily Intelligencer, "9 Things Ivanka Trump Would Like Us to Know," 12 Mar. 2018 In some television appearances, Ivanka seems to present a simulacrum of herself — a for-public-consumption version that is at once both poised and guarded, complete with a breathy, unplaceable accent. Margaret Hartmann, Daily Intelligencer, "9 Things Ivanka Trump Would Like Us to Know," 12 Mar. 2018 In some television appearances, Ivanka seems to present a simulacrum of herself — a for-public-consumption version that is at once both poised and guarded, complete with a breathy, unplaceable accent. Margaret Hartmann, Daily Intelligencer, "9 Things Ivanka Trump Would Like Us to Know," 12 Mar. 2018 In some television appearances, Ivanka seems to present a simulacrum of herself — a for-public-consumption version that is at once both poised and guarded, complete with a breathy, unplaceable accent. Margaret Hartmann, Daily Intelligencer, "9 Things Ivanka Trump Would Like Us to Know," 12 Mar. 2018 In some television appearances, Ivanka seems to present a simulacrum of herself — a for-public-consumption version that is at once both poised and guarded, complete with a breathy, unplaceable accent. Margaret Hartmann, Daily Intelligencer, "9 Things Ivanka Trump Would Like Us to Know," 12 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of unplaceable

1870, in the meaning defined above

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