Inapplicableness
Inapplicable In*ap"pli*ca*ble, a. [Pref. in- not + applicable.] Not applicable; incapable of being applied; not adapted; not suitable; as, the argument is inapplicable to the case. --J. S. Mill.

Syn: Unsuitable; unsuited; unadapted; inappropriate; inapposite; irrelevant. -- {In*ap"pli*ca*ble*ness}, n. -- {In*ap"pli*ca*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • inapplicableness — noun The state or quality of being inapplicable; inapplicability …   Wiktionary

  • inapplicableness — in·applicableness …   English syllables

  • inapplicableness — noun see inapplicable …   Useful english dictionary

  • Inapplicability — In*ap pli*ca*bil i*ty, n. [Cf. F. inapplicabilit[ e].] The quality of being inapplicable; unfitness; inapplicableness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inapplicable — inapplicability, inapplicableness, n. inapplicably, adv. /in ap li keuh beuhl/, adj. not applicable; unsuitable. [1650 60; IN 3 + APPLICABLE] Syn. irrelevant, inapposite. * * * …   Universalium

  • inapplicable — /ɪnˈæplɪkəbəl/ (say in aplikuhbuhl), /ɪnəˈplɪkəbəl/ (say inuh plikuhbuhl) adjective not applicable; unsuitable. –inapplicability /ɪnəˌplɪkəˈbɪləti/ (say inuh.plikuh biluhtee), inapplicableness, noun –inapplicably, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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