follow Dictionary.com

What is the X in X-mas?

ineradicable

[in-i-rad-i-kuh-buh l] /ˌɪn ɪˈræd ɪ kə bəl/
adjective
1.
not eradicable; not capable of being eradicated, rooted out, or completely removed.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; in-3 + eradicable
Related forms
ineradicableness, noun
ineradicably, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for in-eradicable

ineradicable

/ˌɪnɪˈrædɪkəbəl/
adjective
1.
not able to be removed or rooted out; inextirpable: an ineradicable disease
Derived Forms
ineradicableness, noun
ineradicably, adverb
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for in-eradicable

ineradicable

adj.

1794, from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + eradicable (see eradicate). Related: Ineradicably.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for ineradicable

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for in

2
3
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with in-eradicable

Nearby words for in-eradicable