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1. Impossible to expiate or atone for: inexpiable crimes.
2. Obsolete Implacable.

in·ex′pi·a·bly adv.
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1. incapable of being expiated; unpardonable
2. archaic implacable
inˈexpiableness n
inˈexpiably adv
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(ɪnˈɛks pi ə bəl)

not to be expiated; not allowing for expiation or atonement: an inexpiable crime.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inexpiable - incapable of being atoned for
unpardonable - not admitting of pardon; "unpardonable behavior"
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