inexpungible
adjective Etymology: in- + expunge Date: 1888 incapable of being obliterated

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  • inexpungible — inexpungibility, n. /in ik spun jeuh beuhl/, adj. that cannot be expunged, erased, or obliterated; inextirpable. Also, inexpungeable. [1885 90; IN 3 + EXPUNGE + IBLE)] * * * …   Universalium

  • inexpungible — in·ex·pung·ible …   English syllables

  • inexpungible — adj. that cannot be expunged or obliterated …   Useful english dictionary

  • inexpungeable — adjective not capable of being expunged the inexpungible scent of a bottle of perfume he had broken Louis Auchincloss • Syn: ↑inexpungible • Similar to: ↑ineradicable * * * adjective see inexpungible …   Useful english dictionary

  • indelible — [adj] not able to be erased, indestructible enduring, ineffaceable, ineradicable, inerasable, inexpungible, inextirpable, ingrained, lasting, memorable, permanent, rememberable, stirring, unforgettable; concepts 482,529 Ant. delible, destructible …   New thesaurus

  • lasting — [adj] enduring, unending abiding, constant, continual, continuing, deep rooted, durable, endless, eternal, everlasting, forever, incessant, indelible, indissoluble, inexhaustible, inexpungible, in for the long haul*, lifelong, longstanding, long… …   New thesaurus

  • ingrained, engrained — ▶ adjective 1 ingrained attitudes: ENTRENCHED, established, deep rooted, deep seated, fixed, firm, unshakeable, ineradicable; inveterate …   Useful english dictionary

  • inexpungibility — | ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|biləd.ē noun ( es) : the quality or state of being inexpungible : ineradicableness, indelibility inexpungibility of popular myths …   Useful english dictionary

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