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inextricable

[in-ek-stri-kuh-buh l, in-ik-strik-uh-] /ɪnˈɛk strɪ kə bəl, ˌɪn ɪkˈstrɪk ə-/
adjective
1.
from which one cannot extricate oneself:
an inextricable maze.
2.
incapable of being disentangled, undone, loosed, or solved:
an inextricable knot.
3.
hopelessly intricate, involved, or perplexing:
inextricable confusion.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English < Latin inextrīcābilis. See in-3, extricable
Related forms
inextricability, inextricableness, noun
inextricably, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for in extricable

inextricable

/ˌɪnɛksˈtrɪkəbəl/
adjective
1.
not able to be escaped from an inextricable dilemma
2.
not able to be disentangled, etc an inextricable knot
3.
extremely involved or intricate
Derived Forms
inextricability, inextricableness, noun
inextricably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for in extricable
inextricable
1555, from L. inextricabilis "that cannot be disentangled," from in- "not" + extricare (see extricate).
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