inapplicable

[ in-ap-li-kuh-buhl ]SEE DEFINITION OF inapplicable
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Having selected two, he computed them accurately but found them inapplicable.

In many cases this agent is inapplicable on account of its odor.

Or in other words, the conception of a cause is inapplicable to the phenomena we are examining.

These are texts upon which sermons, not inapplicable to our own day, might be preached.

Therefore the method which Macaulay suggests is inapplicable.

If supposed by some to be applicable, it is clear that it was supposed by others to be inapplicable.

Actuality and potentiality are inapplicable to the divinity, ii.

I need not inform you that they are as inadequate as inapplicable.

I endeavoured to show that this theory was inapplicable to the facts.

The fact is that these methods are altogether fantastic and inapplicable.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + applicable. Related: Inapplicably; inapplicability.

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