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[in-ig-zaws-tuh-buh l] /ˌɪn ɪgˈzɔs tə bəl/
not exhaustible; incapable of being depleted:
an inexhaustible supply.
untiring; tireless:
an inexhaustible runner.
Origin of inexhaustible
1595-1605; < Latin inexhaust(us) not exhausted (see in-3, exhaust) + -ible
Related forms
inexhaustibility, inexhaustibleness, noun
inexhaustibly, adverb Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for inexhaustible


incapable of being used up; endless: inexhaustible patience
incapable or apparently incapable of becoming tired; tireless
Derived Forms
inexhaustibility, inexhaustibleness, noun
inexhaustibly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for inexhaustible

c.1600, from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + exhaustible (see exhaust). Related: Inexhaustibly.

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