noninheritable
noninheritable oninheritable adj. not capable of transmission by heredity. Opposite of {inheritable}. [Narrower terms: {acquired, nurtural}; {congenital, inborn, innate}]

Syn: nonheritable, nonhereditary, nontransmissible. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • noninheritable — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • noninheritable — adj.; noninheritableness, n. * * * …   Universalium

  • noninheritable — adjective Not inheritable …   Wiktionary

  • noninheritable — adj. may not be inherited, may not be passed down …   English contemporary dictionary

  • noninheritable — non·inheritable …   English syllables

  • noninheritable — non in•her′it•a•ble adj. ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • noninheritable — adjective not inheritable • Syn: ↑nonheritable • Ant: ↑inheritable • Similar to: ↑acquired, ↑congenital, ↑inborn, ↑innate, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • acquired nurtural — noninheritable oninheritable adj. not capable of transmission by heredity. Opposite of {inheritable}. [Narrower terms: {acquired, nurtural}; {congenital, inborn, innate}] Syn: nonheritable, nonhereditary, nontransmissible. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • congenital inborn innate — noninheritable oninheritable adj. not capable of transmission by heredity. Opposite of {inheritable}. [Narrower terms: {acquired, nurtural}; {congenital, inborn, innate}] Syn: nonheritable, nonhereditary, nontransmissible. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nonheritable — adjective not inheritable • Syn: ↑noninheritable • Ant: ↑inheritable (for: ↑noninheritable) • Similar to: ↑acquired, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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