Inaccessible In`ac*cess"i*ble, a. [L. inaccessibilis: cf. F. inaccessible. See {In-} not, and {Accessible}.] Not accessible; not to be reached, obtained, or approached; as, an inaccessible rock, fortress, document, prince, etc. -- {In`ac*cess"i*ble*ness}, n. -- {In`ac*cess"i*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • Inaccessibility — In ac*cess i*bil i*ty, n. [Cf. F. inaccessibilit[ e].] The quality or state of being inaccessible; inaccessibleness. The inaccessibility of the precipice. Bp. Butler. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inaccessible — inaccessibility, inaccessibleness, n. inaccessibly, adv. /in euhk ses euh beuhl/, adj. not accessible; unapproachable. [1545 55; < LL inaccessibilis. See IN 3, ACCESSIBLE] Syn. unreachable, remote, unattainable. * * * …   Universalium

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  • stand-off — n 1. reserve, aloofness, coolness, coldness; unfriendliness, unsociableness, unneighborliness; remoteness, inaccessibleness, unapproachableness. 2. tie, tied score, draw; dead heat, photo finish; deadlock, stalemate. 3. counterbalance,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • inaccessible — /ɪnəkˈsɛsəbəl/ (say inuhk sesuhbuhl) adjective not accessible; unapproachable. –inaccessibility /ˌɪnəksɛsəˈbɪləti/ (say .inuhksesuh biluhtee), inaccessibleness, noun –inaccessibly, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • inaccessible — adj. 1 not accessible; that cannot be reached. 2 (of a person) not open to advances or influence; unapproachable. Derivatives: inaccessibility n. inaccessibleness n. inaccessibly adv. Etymology: ME f. F inaccessible or LL inaccessibilis (as IN… …   Useful english dictionary

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