Intenible In*ten"i*ble, a. [Pref. in- not + L. tenere to hold: cf. L. intenibilis not to be grasped. Cf. {Intenable}.] Incapable of holding or containing. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

This captious and intenible sieve. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • intenible — /in tenˈi bl/ adjective Incapable of holding or retaining ORIGIN: L in not, and tenēre to hold …   Useful english dictionary

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