Origin of inexplicableFrench from Classical Latin inexplicabilis
When you are late for absolutely no reason, this is an example of inexplicable tardiness.
- in·ex′pli·ca·bil′i·ty in·ex′pli·ca·ble·ness
(comparative more inexplicable, superlative most inexplicable)
- Impossible to explain; not easily accounted for.
From Middle English inexplicable, from Middle French inexplicable, from Latin inexplicabilis, from in- (“not”) + explicabilis (“explicable”).
- Inexplicable anger at the politician surged through her.
- Maybe he sought her out for some inexplicable reason.
- Inexplicable relief overshadowed the usual annoyance at that idea.
- At any rate this hypothesis suggests an explanation of many hitherto inexplicable facts.
- We have also the inner sense of consciousness which is inexplicable by body alone.