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Synonyms for inexplicableɪnˈɛk splɪ kə bəl, ˌɪn ɪkˈsplɪk ə-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inexplicable, incomprehensible(adj)

    incapable of being explained or accounted for

    "inexplicable errors"; "left the house at three in the morning for inexplicable reasons"

    uncomprehensible, incomprehensible, inexplicable

    interpretable, explainable, explicable


  1. inexplicable(adjective)


    explicable, explainable

  2. inexplicable(adjective)

    Impossible to explain; not easily accounted for.


    explicable, explainable

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. inexplicable

    That is mysterious in the true sense which is beyond human comprehension, as the decrees of God or the origin of life. That is mystic or mystical which has associated with it some hidden or recondite meaning, especially of a religious kind; as, the mystic Babylon of the Apocalypse. That is dark which we can not personally see through, especially if sadly perplexing; as, a dark providence. That is secret which is intentionally hidden. Compare DARK.

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    abstruse, cabalistic, dark, enigmatical, hidden, incomprehensible, inscrutable, mysterious, mystic, mystical, obscure, occult, recondite, secret, transcendental, unfathomable, unfathomed, unknown

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inexplicable(a.)

    unaccountable, unintelligible, incomprehensible, inscrutable, mysterious, strange, enigmatical, not to be explained

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List of paraphrases:

unexplained, incomprehensible, unaccountable, puzzling

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