unrequitable

adjective

un·​re·​quit·​able
¦ənrə̇¦kwītəbəl,
-rē¦-
: incapable of being requited : not returnable in kind

Word History

Etymology

un- entry 1 + requite + -able

First Known Use

1584, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unrequitable was in 1584

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“Unrequitable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unrequitable. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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