ineradicable


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in·e·rad·i·ca·ble

 (ĭn′ĭ-răd′ĭ-kə-bəl)
adj.
Incapable of being eradicated.

in′e·rad′i·ca·bil′i·ty n.
in′e·rad′i·ca·bly adv.

ineradicable

(ˌɪnɪˈrædɪkəbəl)
adj
not able to be removed or rooted out; inextirpable: an ineradicable disease.
ˌineˈradicableness, ˌineradicaˈbility n
ˌineˈradicably adv

in•e•rad•i•ca•ble

(ˌɪn ɪˈræd ɪ kə bəl)

adj.
not eradicable; not capable of being eradicated.
[1810–20]
in`e•rad′i•ca•ble•ness, n.
in`e•rad′i•ca•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ineradicable - not able to be destroyed or rooted out; "ineradicable superstitions"
lasting, permanent - continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place; "permanent secretary to the president"; "permanent address"; "literature of permanent value"
eradicable - able to be eradicated or rooted out

ineradicable

adjective
Translations

ineradicable

[ˌɪnɪˈrædɪkəbl] ADJ [prejudice, hatred] → imposible de erradicar; [differences] → insalvables

ineradicable

[ˌɪniˈrædɪkəbəl] adj [quality, fact] → indéracinable, tenace

ineradicable

adj mistake, failingunabänderlich, unwiderruflich; feeling of guilt, hatredtief sitzend, unauslöschlich; disease, prejudiceunausrottbar

ineradicable

[ˌɪnɪˈrædɪkəbl] adj (frm) (feeling) → tenace; (sign, memory) → incancellabile
References in classic literature ?
They were fully as narrow as the usual German bed, too, and had the German bed's ineradicable habit of spilling the blankets on the floor every time you forgot yourself and went to sleep.
Owing to her education or her nature books are to her a nuisance, and she opens them with aversion, yet her teacher must instil into her mind the contents of these books; that mind resists the admission of grave information, it recoils, it grows restive, sullen tempers are shown, disfiguring frowns spoil the symmetry of the face, sometimes coarse gestures banish grace from the deportment, while muttered expressions, redolent of native and ineradicable vulgarity, desecrate the sweetness of the voice.
The ineradicable instinct of the sex directed her eyes to her dress, before the Germans appeared.
His sister's voice, too, naturally harsh, had, in the course of her sorrowful lifetime, contracted a kind of croak, which, when it once gets into the human throat, is as ineradicable as sin.
His life was a series of distracted compromises between the proprietor of the paper (and of him), who was a senile soap-boiler with three ineradicable mistakes in his mind, and the very able staff he had collected to run the paper; some of whom were brilliant and experienced men and (what was even worse) sincere enthusiasts for the political policy of the paper.
He admitted that he was to blame for all, but candidly confessed that he could not bring himself to feel any remorse for his original guilt towards herself, because he was a man of sensual passions which were inborn and ineradicable, and that he had no power over himself in this respect; but that he wished, seriously, to marry at last, and that the whole fate of the most desirable social union which he contemplated, was in her hands; in a word, he confided his all to her generosity of heart.
Consider yourself encouraged," she whispered; and instantly added, with the ineradicable female instinct of self-defense, "within limits
His species is ineradicable like that of the ground-flea; the last man liveth longest.
Whether the nuns of yore, being of a submissive rather than a stiff-necked generation, habitually bent their contemplative heads to avoid collision with the beams in the low ceilings of the many chambers of their House; whether they sat in its long low windows telling their beads for their mortification, instead of making necklaces of them for their adornment; whether they were ever walled up alive in odd angles and jutting gables of the building for having some ineradicable leaven of busy mother Nature in them which has kept the fermenting world alive ever since; these may be matters of interest to its haunting ghosts (if any), but constitute no item in Miss Twinkleton's half-yearly accounts.
The ineradicable female instinct of Curiosity tried to sparkle in her faded blue eyes -- flickered piteously -- and died out.
The white of the throat and paws and the spots over the eyes was dirty because of the persistent and ineradicable brown, while the eyes themselves were twin topazes, golden and brown.
The traces of superstition remained in him long after, and were almost ineradicable.