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in·ex·tri·ca·ble

 (ĭn-ĕk′strĭ-kə-bəl, ĭn′ĭk-strĭk′ə-bəl)
adj.
1.
a. So intricate or entangled as to make escape impossible: an inextricable maze; an inextricable web of deceit.
b. Difficult or impossible to disentangle or untie: an inextricable tangle of threads.
c. Too involved or complicated to solve: an inextricable problem.
2. Unavoidable; inescapable: bound together by an inextricable fate.

in·ex′tri·ca·bil′i·ty, in·ex′tri·ca·ble·ness n.
in·ex′tri·ca·bly adv.

inextricable

(ˌɪnɛksˈtrɪkəbəl)
adj
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
ˌinextricaˈbility, ˌinexˈtricableness n
ˌinexˈtricably adv

in•ex•tri•ca•ble

(ɪnˈɛk strɪ kə bəl, ˌɪn ɪkˈstrɪk ə-)

adj.
1. from which one cannot extricate oneself: an inextricable maze.
2. incapable of being disentangled, undone, or loosed: an inextricable knot.
3. hopelessly intricate, involved: an inextricable plot.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin]
in•ex`tri•ca•bil′i•ty, n.
in•ex′tri•ca•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inextricable - not permitting extrication; incapable of being disentangled or untied; "an inextricable knot"; "inextricable unity"
extricable - capable of being extricated
Translations

inextricable

[ˌɪnɪksˈtrɪkəbl] ADJinextricable, inseparable

inextricable

[ˌɪnɪkˈstrɪkəbəl] adj [link] → inextricable

inextricable

adj tangleunentwirrbar; confusionunüberschaubar; link, relationshipuntrennbar

inextricable

[ˌɪnɪksˈtrɪkəbl] adjinestricabile
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