inextricably


Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal.

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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.inextricably - in an inextricable manner; "motives inspired by Mammon were often inextricably blended with things pertaining to Caesar and to God"

inextricably

adverb inseparably, totally, intricately, irretrievably, indissolubly, indistinguishably Our survival is inextricably linked to survival of the rainforest.
Translations

inextricably

[ˌɪnɪksˈtrɪkəblɪ] ADVinextricablemente
our future is now inextricably linked with Europenuestro futuro está ahora inextricablemente vinculado a Europa

inextricably

[ˌɪnɪkˈstrɪkəbli] adv
to be inextricably linked → être lié(e) inextricablement
to be inextricably linked with sth → être lié(e) inextricablement à qch
to be inextricably linked to sth → être lié(e) inextricablement à qch

inextricably

adv entangledunentwirrbar; linkeduntrennbar; he has become inextricably involved with herer kommt nicht mehr von ihr los

inextricably

[ˌɪnɪksˈtrɪkəblɪ] advinestricabilmente
References in classic literature ?
Because," he said, "I sometimes have a queer feeling with regard to you--especially when you are near me, as now: it is as if I had a string somewhere under my left ribs, tightly and inextricably knotted to a similar string situated in the corresponding quarter of your little frame.
Meanwhile, man, having fought and won his fight for this personal liberty, only to find himself a more abject slave than before, is turning with loathing from his egotist's dream of independence to the collective interests of society, with the welfare of which he now perceives his own happiness to be inextricably bound up.
And yet he had an exquisite sense of beauty; and as beauty was often inextricably associated with the above displeasing conditions, as he wished, above all, to be just and dispassionate, and as he was, furthermore, extremely devoted to "culture," he could not bring himself to decide that Europe was utterly bad.
At last I took my way home again, slowly getting all but inextricably lost, as I did whenever I went out in Venice: so that it was considerably past midnight when I reached my door.
With the Americans, indeed, the crudity and the rottenness are identical and simultaneous; it is impossible to say, as in the conversation of this deplorable young man, which is one and which is the other; they are inextricably mingled.
Scarce a branch scraped against her, yet above and below, before and behind, the view presented naught but a solid mass of inextricably interwoven branches and creepers.
Everywhere, all over the world, the historian,of the early twentieth century finds the same thing, the flow and rearrangement of human affairs inextricably entangled by the old areas, the old prejudices and a sort of heated irascible stupidity, and everywhere congested nations in inconvenient areas, slopping population and produce into each other, annoying each other with tariffs, and every possible commercial vexation, and threatening each other with navies and armies that grew every year more portentous.
He felt the good and bad within himself inextricably mingled and overlapping.
Inextricably mixed in dreamy confusion, her mind seemed to enter into communion, to be delightfully expanded and combined with the spirit of the whitish boards on deck, with the spirit of the sea, with the spirit of Beethoven Op.
The game trail down which he walked had become by ages of use a deep, narrow trench, its walls topped on either side by impenetrable thicket and dense-growing trees closely interwoven with thick-stemmed creepers and lesser vines inextricably matted into two solid ramparts of vegetation.
Inextricably confused in Tarzan's character were the attributes of man and of beasts.
Inextricably entangled in the mess to which he was clinging were numerous other landing hooks such as he had attached to the warrior's harness, and with one of these he sought to secure himself until the storm should abate sufficiently to permit him to climb to the deck, but even as he reached for one that swung near him the ship was caught in a renewed burst of the storm's fury, the thrashing cordage whipped and snapped to the lunging of the great craft and one of the heavy metal hooks, lashing through the air, struck the Jed of Gathol fair between the eyes.