inexplicably


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in·ex·pli·ca·ble

 (ĭn-ĕk′splĭ-kə-bəl, ĭn′ĭk-splĭk′ə-bəl)
adj.
Difficult or impossible to explain or account for.

in·ex′pli·ca·bil′i·ty, in·ex′pli·ca·ble·ness n.
in·ex′pli·ca·bly adv.
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Translations
بصورَة لا يُمْكِن تَفْسيرها
nevysvětlitelně
megmagyarázhatatlanul
óskÿranlega
açıklanamaz bir şekilde

inexplicably

[ˌɪnɪksˈplɪkəblɪ] ADVinexplicablemente
I was inexplicably movedinexplicablemente, estaba conmovido
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

inexplicably

[ˌɪnɪkˈsplɪkəbli ɪnˈɛksplɪkəbəli] advinexplicablement
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

inexplicably

adv (+adj) → unerklärlich; (+vb) → unerklärlicherweise
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

inexplicably

[ˌɪnɪksˈplɪkəblɪ] advinesplicabilmente
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

inexplicable

(inikˈsplikəbl) adjective
impossible to explain or understand. His inexplicable absence worried all of us.
ˌinexˈplicably adverb
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It was not so much yet that I was more nervous than I could bear to be as that I was remarkably afraid of becoming so; for the truth I had now to turn over was, simply and clearly, the truth that I could arrive at no account whatever of the visitor with whom I had been so inexplicably and yet, as it seemed to me, so intimately concerned.
After that we had everything of note, the bootblack boy, the toper with bottle, the woolly rabbit that squeaks when you hold it in your mouth; they all vanished as inexplicably as the lady, but I dared not tell him my suspicions, for he suspected also and his gentle heart would have mourned had I confirmed his fears.
'More than that, Agnes, I knew, almost as if I had known this story, that there was something inexplicably gentle and softened, surrounding you; something that might have been sorrowful in someone else (as I can now understand it was), but was not so in you.'
it would be indelicate" (in short, I launch off at that point into European, inexplicably lofty subtleties a la George Sand), "but now, now you are mine, you are my creation, you are pure, you are good, you are my noble wife.
The only gleam perhaps that one could find on her was that of her teeth, which one used to get between her dull lips unexpectedly, startlingly, and a little inexplicably, because it was never associated with a smile.
In truth, he had heard very little about him, one way or another, accepting him as a figure often to be found in the background at his aunt's house, and inevitably, though inexplicably, engaged to his cousin.
He felt inexplicably sad as he put the child down again among her playthings.
Her sidelong glance told Rachel that she found her attractive although she was inexplicably amused.
Finding the odor grow stronger and stronger, she looked round to see whether any special manufacture of grog was proceeding inexplicably at the back of her chair.
Standing out of the way, he had watched his captain walk the weather-side of the poop, he took full cognizance of his liking for that inexplicably strange man and saw him swerve towards the companion and go down below with sympathetic if utterly uncomprehending eyes.
This submissive assent given with such readiness did not soothe him, did not elate him; it gave him, inexplicably, that sense of terror we experience when in the midst of conditions we had learned to think absolutely safe we discover all at once the presence of a near and unsuspected danger.
From the inexplicably large shoulders on Janelle Monae's unique dress to the Monsters Inc-esque ensemble worn by rapper Tierra Whack, there was no shortage of bizarre outfits on the red carpet at the glittering event.