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inexcusable

[in-ik-skyoo-zuh-buh l] /ˌɪn ɪkˈskyu zə bəl/
adjective
1.
incapable of being excused or justified.
Origin of inexcusable
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English < Latin inexcūsābilis; see in-3, excusable
Related forms
inexcusability, inexcusableness, noun
inexcusably, adverb
Synonyms
unpardonable, unforgivable, intolerable.
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  • For her own sake, it must be believed that no man had touched her heart, or her conduct would be inexcusable.

    The Duchesse de Langeais Honore de Balzac
  • Those women are inexcusable who forget what is due to themselves, and the opinion of the world.

    Lady Susan Jane Austen
  • This thing is inexcusable, but ever since that first trip to the Islands I've been subject to it.

    The Portal of Dreams Charles Neville Buck
  • First that infantile, inexcusable business of the shutters, and now this!

    The Moon is Green Fritz Reuter Leiber
  • Her conduct was immoral, inexcusable, worthy of any punishment within his power.

    The Forsyte Saga, Complete John Galsworthy
British Dictionary definitions for inexcusable

inexcusable

/ˌɪnɪkˈskjuːzəbəl/
adjective
1.
not able to be excused or justified
Derived Forms
inexcusability, inexcusableness, noun
inexcusably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for inexcusable
adj.

early 15c., from Latin inexcusabilis, from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + excusabilis, from excusare (see excuse). Related: Inexcusably.

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