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incommunicable

[in-kuh-myoo-ni-kuh-buhl]
adjective
1.
incapable of being communicated, imparted, shared, etc.
2.
not communicative; taciturn.

Origin:
1560–70; < Late Latin incommūnicābilis. See in-3, communicable

incommunicability, incommunicableness, noun
incommunicably, adverb
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incommunicable (ˌɪnkəˈmjuːnɪkəbəl)
 
adj
1.  incapable of being communicated
2.  an obsolete word for incommunicative
 
incommunica'bility
 
n
 
incom'municableness
 
n
 
incom'municably
 
adv

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incommunicable
1568, "not communicative," from in- "not" + communicable (see communication). Sense of "not able to be communicated" first recorded 1577.
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