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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Not suitable for surgery adj. - Not able to perform its normal function.

Usage examples (38)
  • Metastasis has rendered the tumor inoperable
  • When something is called inoperable, basically that means that performing an operation will actually cause more harm than good.
  • KING: When someone says something you to like "inoperable" or "terminal" or those kinds of words, how do you deal with that?
  • I walked by that seat on the way back and all I saw was a sign that said 'inoperable' and nothing wrong with the actual seat. for more
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