unaccountable

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un·ac·count·a·ble

 (ŭn′ə-koun′tə-bəl)
adj.
1. Impossible to account for; inexplicable: unaccountable absences.
2. Free from accountability; not responsible: an executive unaccountable to anyone but the president.

un′ac·count′a·bil′i·ty n.
un′ac·count′a·bly adv.

unaccountable

(ˌʌnəˈkaʊntəbəl)
adj
1. allowing of no explanation; inexplicable
2. puzzling; extraordinary: an unaccountable fear of hamburgers.
3. not accountable or answerable to
ˌunacˈcountableness, ˌunacˌcountaˈbility n
ˌunacˈcountably adv

un•ac•count•a•ble

(ˌʌn əˈkaʊn tə bəl)

adj.
1. impossible to account for; inexplicable.
2. exempt from being called to account.
[1635–45]
un`ac•count`a•bil′i•ty, n.
un`ac•count′a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unaccountable - not to be accounted for or explainedunaccountable - not to be accounted for or explained; "perceptible only as unaccountable influences that hinder progress"; "an unexplainable fear"
incomprehensible, inexplicable - incapable of being explained or accounted for; "inexplicable errors"; "left the house at three in the morning for inexplicable reasons"
2.unaccountable - free from control or responsibilityunaccountable - free from control or responsibility
irresponsible - showing lack of care for consequences; "behaved like an irresponsible idiot"; "hasty and irresponsible action"

unaccountable

adjective
2. not answerable, exempt, not responsible, free, unliable Economic policy should not be run by an unaccountable committee.

unaccountable

adjective
That cannot be explained:
Translations
لا يُمْكِن تَعْليلُه أو تَفْسيرُه
nevysvětlitelný
uforklarlig
óútskÿranlegur
dėl nesuprantamų priežasčių
neizskaidrojams
açıklanamazanlaşılmaz

unaccountable

[ˈʌnəˈkaʊntəbl] ADJ
1. (= inexplicable) [fear, pain] → inexplicable
for some unaccountable reasonpor alguna razón inexplicable or incomprensible
2. (= not answerable) [institution, person] → no responsable (to ante)

unaccountable

[ˌʌnəˈkaʊntəbəl] adj
(= inexplicable) → inexplicable
for some unaccountable reason → pour une raison inexplicable
(= not accountable) [person, organization] → qui n'a pas à répondre de ses actes

unaccountable

adj
(= inexplicable)unerklärlich; phenomenon alsounerklärbar
(= not answerable) personniemandem unterstellt; to be unaccountable to somebodysich jdm gegenüber nicht verantworten müssen

unaccountable

[ˌʌnəˈkaʊntəbl] adj (inexplicable) → inspiegabile; (not answerable) → non responsabile

unaccountable

(anəˈkauntəbl) adjective
that cannot be explained. his unaccountable absence.
ˌunacˈcountably adverb
in a way that cannot be explained. He was unaccountably late/ill.
References in classic literature ?
But the removal of his alarm did his niece no service: as her unaccountableness was confirmed his displeasure increased; and getting up and walking about the room with a frown, which Fanny could picture to herself, though she dared not lift up her eyes, he shortly afterwards, and in a voice of authority, said, "Have you any reason, child, to think ill of Mr.
Te novel's insistent, continual engagement with a culture of discipline, which makes use of the police to survey and regulate captive Indian populations of the community, culminates in Archilde's feeling that the law enforcement agent is a haunting presence in the mountains: "He had come up the trail, unobserved, and appeared before them with ghostlike unaccountableness. Archilde thought immediately of the ubiquitous Dave Quigley.
But then something else happens, and Hazlitt courageously (if somewhat begrudgingly) gives this disagreeable, odd, but ultimately comic moment of perception its due: If every thing that went wrong, if every vanity or weakness in another gave us a sensible pang, it would be hard indeed: but as long as the disagreeableness of the consequences of a sudden disaster is kept out of sight by the immediate oddity of the circumstances, and the absurdity or unaccountableness of a foolish action is the most striking thing in it, the ludicrous prevails over the pathetic, and we receive pleasure instead of pain from the farce of life which is played before us, and which discomposes our gravity as often as it fails to move our anger or our pity!