unaccountably
adverb Date: 1687 1. in an unaccountable manner <
looking unaccountably upset
>
<
heat was unaccountably disappearing
>
2. for reasons that are hard to understand <
unaccountably, he stayed right there
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • unaccountably — un|ac|count|a|bly [ˌʌnəˈkauntəbli] adv [sentence adverb] used to say that something is very surprising and difficult to explain ▪ Unaccountably, the woman had refused. ▪ The planned military assault on the city yesterday was unaccountably delayed …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • unaccountably — adverb Not able to be explained logically. Without being accountable, or reasonable. After all that hard work, he unaccountably failed to take out the patent …   Wiktionary

  • unaccountably — unaccountable ► ADJECTIVE 1) unable to be explained. 2) not responsible for or required to justify consequences. DERIVATIVES unaccountability noun unaccountably adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • unaccountably — adverb in an unaccountable manner in the book, a tycoon unaccountably becomes the hero s friend • Derived from adjective: ↑unaccountable …   Useful english dictionary

  • Unaccountably — Unaccountable Un ac*count a*ble, a. 1. Not accountable or responsible; free from control. South. [1913 Webster] 2. Not to be accounted for; inexplicable; not consonant with reason or rule; strange; mysterious. [1913 Webster] {Un ac*count… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unaccountably — See unaccountability. * * * …   Universalium

  • unaccountably — adv. inexplicably, incomprehensibly; in an unaccountable manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • unaccountably — un·accountably …   English syllables

  • unaccountably — See: unaccountable …   English dictionary

  • unaccountably adv — The bank doesn t want me as a customer, said Tom unaccountably …   English expressions

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