- An example of inextricable is a tangle of hair on a long haired animal.
- An example of inextricable is being stuck in a meeting for five hours that you cannot leave.
The definition of inextricable is something that cannot be untied or something you are unable to escape from.
- that one cannot extricate oneself from
- that cannot be disentangled or untied
Origin of inextricableClassical Latin inextricabilis from in-, in- + extricabilis
- a. So intricate or entangled as to make escape impossible: an inextricable maze; an inextricable web of deceit.b. Difficult or impossible to disentangle or untie: an inextricable tangle of threads.c. Too involved or complicated to solve: an inextricable problem.
- Unavoidable; inescapable: bound together by an inextricable fate.
- in·ex′tri·ca·bil′i·ty in·ex′tri·ca·ble·ness
From Middle French inextricable, from Latin inextricabilis