Adjectives Starting with I
Iambic (a.) Consisting of a short syllable followed by a long one, or of an unaccented syllable followed by an accented; as, an iambic foot.
Iambic (a.) Pertaining to, or composed of, iambics; as, an iambic verse; iambic meter. See Lambus.
Iambical (a.) Iambic.
Iatraliptic (a.) Treating diseases by anointing and friction; as, the iatraliptic method.
Iatric (a.) Alt. of Iatrical
Iatrical (a.) Of or pertaining to medicine, or to medical men.
Iatrochemical (a.) Of or pertaining to iatrochemistry, or to the iatrochemists.
Iatromathematical (a.) Of or pertaining to iatromathematicians or their doctrine.
Iberian (a.) Of or pertaining to Iberia.
Icarian (a.) Soaring too high for safety, like Icarus; adventurous in flight.
Icebound (a.) Totally surrounded with ice, so as to be incapable of advancing; as, an icebound vessel; also, surrounded by or fringed with ice so as to hinder easy access; as, an icebound coast.
Ice-built (a.) Composed of ice.
Ice-built (a.) Loaded with ice.
Iced (a.) Covered with ice; chilled with ice; as, iced water.
Iced (a.) Covered with something resembling ice, as sugar icing; frosted; as, iced cake.
Icelandic (a.) Of or pertaining to Iceland; relating to, or resembling, the Icelanders.
Ichneumonidan (a.) Of or pertaining to the Ichneumonidae, or ichneumon flies.
Ichnographic (a.) Alt. of Ichnographical
Ichnographical (a.) Of or pertaining to ichonography; describing a ground plot.
Ichnological (a.) Of or pertaining to ichnology.
Ichorous (a.) Of or like ichor; thin; watery; serous; sanious.
Ichthyic (a.) Like, or pertaining to, fishes.
Ichthyoid (a.) Alt. of Ichthyoidal
Ichthyoidal (a.) Somewhat like a fish; having some of the characteristics of fishes; -- said of some amphibians.
Ichthyologic (a.) Alt. of Ichthyological
Ichthyological (a.) Of or pertaining to ichthyology.
Ichthyomorphic (a.) Alt. of Ichthyomorphous
Ichthyomorphous (a.) Fish-shaped; as, the ichthyomorphic idols of ancient Assyria.
Ichthyophagous (a.) Eating, or subsisting on, fish.
Ichthyosaurian (a.) Of or pertaining to the Ichthyosauria.
Icicled (a.) Having icicles attached.
Iconical (a.) Pertaining to, or consisting of, images, pictures, or representations of any kind.
Iconoclastic (a.) Of or pertaining to the iconoclasts, or to image breaking.
Iconographic (a.) Of or pertaining to iconography.
Iconographic (a.) Representing by means of pictures or diagrams; as, an icongraphic encyclopaedia.
Iconomical (a.) Opposed to pictures or images as objects of worship.
Icosahedral (a.) Having twenty equal sides or faces.
Icosandrian (a.) Alt. of Icosandrous
Icosandrous (a.) Pertaining to the class Icosandria; having twenty or more stamens inserted in the calyx.
Icteric (a.) Alt. of Icterical
Icterical (a.) Pertaining to, or affected with, jaundice.
Icterical (a.) Good against the jaundice.
Icteritious (a.) Alt. of Icteritous
Icteritous (a.) Yellow; of the color of the skin when it is affected by the jaundice.
Icteroid (a.) Of a tint resembling that produced by jaundice; yellow; as, an icteroid tint or complexion.
Icterus (a.) The jaundice.
Ictic (a.) Pertaining to, or caused by, a blow; sudden; abrupt.
Icy-pearled (a.) Spangled with ice.
Idalian (a.) Of or pertaining to Idalium, a mountain city in Cyprus, or to Venus, to whom it was sacred.
Ideal (a.) Existing in idea or thought; conceptional; intellectual; mental; as, ideal knowledge.
Ideal (a.) Reaching an imaginary standard of excellence; fit for a model; faultless; as, ideal beauty.
Ideal (a.) Existing in fancy or imagination only; visionary; unreal.
Ideal (a.) Teaching the doctrine of idealism; as, the ideal theory or philosophy.
Ideal (a.) Imaginary.
Idealess (a.) Destitute of an idea.
Idealistic (a.) Of or pertaining to idealists or their theories.
Idealogic (a.) Of or pertaining to an idealogue, or to idealization.
Ideational (a.) Pertaining to, or characterized by, ideation.
Identic (a.) Identical.
Identical (a.) The same; the selfsame; the very same; not different; as, the identical person or thing.
Identical (a.) Uttering sameness or the same truth; expressing in the predicate what is given, or obviously implied, in the subject; tautological.
Identifiable (a.) Capable of being identified.
Ideogenical (a.) Of or relating to ideology.
Ideographic (a.) Alt. of Ideographical
Ideographical (a.) Of or pertaining to an ideogram; representing ideas by symbols, independently of sounds; as, 9 represents not the word "nine," but the idea of the number itself.
Ideological (a.) Of or pertaining to ideology.
Ideo-motor (a.) Applied to those actions, or muscular movements, which are automatic expressions of dominant ideas, rather than the result of distinct volitional efforts, as the act of expressing the thoughts in speech, or in writing, while the mind is occupied in the composition of the sentence.
Idiocratic (a.) Alt. of Idiocratical
Idiocratical (a.) Peculiar in constitution or temperament; idiosyncratic.
Idiocyclophanous (a.) Same as Idiophanous.
Idioelectric (a.) Electric by virtue of its own peculiar properties; capable of becoming electrified by friction; -- opposed to anelectric.
Idiographic (a.) Alt. of Idiographical
Idiographical (a.) Of or pertaining to an idiograph.
Idiomatic (a.) Alt. of Idiomatical
Idiomatical (a.) Of or pertaining to, or conforming to, the mode of expression peculiar to a language; as, an idiomatic meaning; an idiomatic phrase.
Idiomorphic (a.) Idiomorphous.
Idiomorphous (a.) Having a form of its own.
Idiomorphous (a.) Apperaing in distinct crystals; -- said of the mineral constituents of a rock.
Idiomuscular (a.) Applied to a semipermanent contraction of a muscle, produced by a mechanical irritant.
Idiopathetic (a.) Idiopathic.
Idiopathic (a.) Alt. of Idiopathical
Idiopathical (a.) Pertaining to idiopathy; characterizing a disease arising primarily, and not in consequence of some other disease or injury; -- opposed to symptomatic, sympathetic, and traumatic.
Idiophanous (a.) Exhibiting interference figures without the aid of a polariscope, as certain crystals.
Idiorepulsive (a.) Repulsive by itself; as, the idiorepulsive power of heat.
Idiosyncratic (a.) Alt. of Idiosyncratical
Idiosyncratical (a.) Of peculiar temper or disposition; belonging to one's peculiar and individual character.
Idioted (a.) Rendered idiotic; befooled.
Idiothermic (a.) Self-heating; warmed, as the body of animal, by process going on within itself.
Idiotic (a.) Alt. of Idiotical
Idiotical (a.) Common; simple.
Idiotical (a.) Pertaining to, or like, an idiot; characterized by idiocy; foolish; fatuous; as, an idiotic person, speech, laugh, or action.
Idiotish (a.) Like an idiot; foolish.
Idle-headed (a.) Foolish; stupid.
Idle-headed (a.) Delirious; infatuated.
Idle-pated (a.) Idle-headed; stupid.
Idolatrical (a.) Idolatrous.
Idolatrous (a.) Of or pertaining to idolatry; partaking of the nature of idolatry; given to idolatry or the worship of false gods; as, idolatrous sacrifices.
Idolatrous (a.) Consisting in, or partaking of, an excessive attachment or reverence; as, an idolatrous veneration for antiquity.
Idolish (a.) Idolatrous.
Idolographical (a.) Descriptive of idols.
Idolous (a.) Idolatrous.
Idoneous (a.) Appropriate; suitable; proper; fit; adequate.
Idumean (a.) Of or pertaining to ancient Idumea, or Edom, in Western Asia.
Idyllic (a.) Of or belonging to idyls.
Ifere (a.) Together.
Igasuric (a.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, nux vomica or St. Ignatius's bean; as, igasuric acid.
Igneous (a.) Pertaining to, having the nature of, fire; containing fire; resembling fire; as, an igneous appearance.
Igneous (a.) Resulting from, or produced by, the action of fire; as, lavas and basalt are igneous rocks.
Ignescent (a.) Emitting sparks of fire when struck with steel; scintillating; as, ignescent stones.
Igniferous (a.) Producing fire.
Ignifluous (a.) Flowing with fire.
Ignigenous (a.) Produced by the action of fire, as lava.
Ignipotent (a.) Presiding over fire; also, fiery.
Ignitible (a.) Capable of being ignited.
Ignivomous (a.) Vomiting fire.
Ignoble (a.) Of low birth or family; not noble; not illustrious; plebeian; common; humble.
Ignoble (a.) Not honorable, elevated, or generous; base.
Ignoble (a.) Not a true or noble falcon; -- said of certain hawks, as the goshawk.
Ignominious (a.) Marked with ignominy; in curring public disgrace; dishonorable; shameful.
Ignominious (a.) Deserving ignominy; despicable.
Ignominious (a.) Humiliating; degrading; as, an ignominious judgment or sentence.
Ignorant (a.) Destitute of knowledge; uninstructed or uninformed; untaught; unenlightened.
Ignorant (a.) Unacquainted with; unconscious or unaware; -- used with of.
Ignorant (a.) Unknown; undiscovered.
Ignorant (a.) Resulting from ignorance; foolish; silly.
Ignoscible (a.) Pardonable.
Ignote (a.) Unknown.
Iguanian (a.) Resembling, or pertaining to, the iguana.
Iguanid (a.) Same as Iguanoid.
Iguanodont (a.) Like or pertaining to the genus Iguanodon.
Iguanoid (a.) Pertaining to the Iguanidae.
Ileac (a.) Pertaining to the ileum.
Ileac (a.) See Iliac, 1.
Ileocaecal (a.) Pertaining to the ileum and caecum.
Ileocolic (a.) Pertaining to the ileum and colon; as, the ileocolic, or ileocaecal, valve, a valve where the ileum opens into the large intestine.
Iliac (a.) Pertaining to ancient Ilium, or Troy.
Iliac (a.) Pertaining to, or in the region of, the ilium, or dorsal bone of the pelvis; as, the iliac artery.
Iliac (a.) See Ileac, 1.
Iliacal (a.) Iliac.
Ilial (a.) Pertaining to the ilium; iliac.
Ilicic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, the holly (Ilex), and allied plants; as, ilicic acid.
Iliofemoral (a.) Pertaining to the ilium and femur; as, iliofemoral ligaments.
Iliolumbar (a.) Pertaining to the iliac and lumbar regions; as, the iliolumbar artery.
Ilk (a.) Same; each; every.
Ilke (a.) Same.
Ill (a.) Contrary to good, in a physical sense; contrary or opposed to advantage, happiness, etc.; bad; evil; unfortunate; disagreeable; unfavorable.
Ill (a.) Contrary to good, in a moral sense; evil; wicked; wrong; iniquitious; naughtly; bad; improper.
Ill (a.) Sick; indisposed; unwell; diseased; disordered; as, ill of a fever.
Ill (a.) Not according with rule, fitness, or propriety; incorrect; rude; unpolished; inelegant.
Illabile (a.) Incapable of falling or erring; infalliable.
Illacerable (a.) Not lacerable; incapable of being torn or rent.
Illacrymable (a.) Incapable of weeping.
Illapsable (a.) Incapable of slipping, or of error.
Illaqueable (a.) Capable of being insnared or entrapped.
Illative (a.) Relating to, dependent on, or denoting, illation; inferential; conclusive; as, an illative consequence or proposition; an illative word, as then, therefore, etc.
Illaudable (a.) Not laudable; not praise-worthy; worthy of censure or disapprobation.
Ill-boding (a.) Boding evil; inauspicious; ill-omened.
Ill-bred (a.) Badly educated or brought up; impolite; incivil; rude. See Note under Ill, adv.
Illecebrous (a.) Alluring; attractive; enticing.
Illegal (a.) Not according to, or authorized by, law; specif., contrary to, or in violation of, human law; unlawful; illicit; hence, immoral; as, an illegal act; illegal trade; illegal love.
Illegible (a.) Incapable of being read; not legible; as, illegible handwriting; an illegible inscription.
Illegitimate (a.) Not according to law; not regular or authorized; unlawful; improper.
Illegitimate (a.) Unlawfully begotten; born out of wedlock; bastard; as, an illegitimate child.
Illegitimate (a.) Not legitimately deduced or inferred; illogical; as, an illegitimate inference.
Illegitimate (a.) Not authorized by good usage; not genuine; spurious; as, an illegitimate word.
Illesive (a.) Not injurious; harmless.
Illeviable (a.) Not leviable; incapable of being imposed, or collected.
Ill-favored (a.) Wanting beauty or attractiveness; deformed; ugly; ill-looking.
Illiberal (a.) Not liberal; not free or generous; close; niggardly; mean; sordid.
Illiberal (a.) Indicating a lack of breeding, culture, and the like; ignoble; rude; narrow-minded; disingenuous.
Illiberal (a.) Not well authorized or elegant; as, illiberal words in Latin.
Illicit (a.) Not permitted or allowed; prohibited; unlawful; as, illicit trade; illicit intercourse; illicit pleasure.
Illicitous (a.) Illicit.
Illimitable (a.) Incapable of being limited or bounded; immeasurable; limitless; boundless; as, illimitable space.
Illimited (a.) Not limited; interminable.
Illish (a.) Somewhat ill.
Illiteral (a.) Not literal.
Illiterate (a.) Ignorant of letters or books; unlettered; uninstructed; uneducated; as, an illiterate man, or people.
Ill-judged (a.) Not well judged; unwise.
Ill-lived (a.) Leading a wicked life.
Ill-looking (a.) Having a bad look; threatening; ugly. See Note under Ill, adv.
Ill-mannered (a.) Impolite; rude.
Ill-minded (a.) Ill-disposed.
Ill-natured (a.) Of habitual bad temper; peevish; fractious; cross; crabbed; surly; as, an ill-natured person.
Ill-natured (a.) Dictated by, or indicating, ill nature; spiteful.
Ill-natured (a.) Intractable; not yielding to culture.
Ill-nurtured (a.) Ill-bred.
Illogical (a.) Ignorant or negligent of the rules of logic or correct reasoning; as, an illogical disputant; contrary of the rules of logic or sound reasoning; as, an illogical inference.
Ill-omened (a.) Having unlucky omens; inauspicious. See Note under Ill, adv.
Ill-starred (a.) Fated to be unfortunate; unlucky; as, an ill-starred man or day.
Ill-tempered (a.) Of bad temper; morose; crabbed; sour; peevish; fretful; quarrelsome.
Ill-tempered (a.) Unhealthy; ill-conditioned.
Ill-timed (a.) Done, attempted, or said, at an unsuitable or unpropitious time.
Illuminable (a.) Capable of being illuminated.
Illuminary (a.) Illuminative.
Illuminate (a.) Enlightened.
Illuminating (a.) Giving or producing light; used for illumination.
Illuminative (a.) Tending to illuminate or illustrate; throwing light; illustrative.
Illuministic (a.) Of or pertaining to illuminism, or the Illuminati.
Illuminous (a.) Bright; clear.
Ill-used (a.) Misapplied; treated badly.
Illusionable (a.) Liable to illusion.
Illusive (a.) Deceiving by false show; deceitful; deceptive; false; illusory; unreal.
Illusory (a.) Deceiving, or tending of deceive; fallacious; illusive; as, illusory promises or hopes.
Illustrable (a.) Capable of illustration.
Illustrate (a.) Illustrated; distinguished; illustrious.
Illustrative (a.) Tending or designed to illustrate, exemplify, or elucidate.
Illustrative (a.) Making illustrious.
Illustratory (a.) Serving to illustrate.
Illustrious (a.) Possessing luster or brightness; brilliant; luminous; splendid.
Illustrious (a.) Characterized by greatness, nobleness, etc.; eminent; conspicuous; distinguished.
Illustrious (a.) Conferring luster or honor; renowned; as, illustrious deeds or titles.
Illustrous (a.) Without luster.
Illuxurious (a.) Not luxurious.
Imageable (a.) That may be imaged.
Imageless (a.) Having no image.
Imaginable (a.) Capable of being imagined; conceivable.
Imaginal (a.) Characterized by imagination; imaginative; also, given to the use or rhetorical figures or imagins.
Imaginal (a.) Of or pertaining to an imago.
Imaginant (a.) Imagining; conceiving.
Imaginarily (a.) In a imaginary manner; in imagination.
Imaginary (a.) Existing only in imagination or fancy; not real; fancied; visionary; ideal.
Imaginate (a.) Imaginative.
Imaginational (a.) Pertaining to, involving, or caused by, imagination.
Imaginative (a.) Proceeding from, and characterized by, the imagination, generally in the highest sense of the word.
Imaginative (a.) Given to imagining; full of images, fancies, etc.; having a quick imagination; conceptive; creative.
Imaginative (a.) Unreasonably suspicious; jealous.
Imaginous (a.) Imaginative.
Imbannered (a.) Having banners.
Imbecile (a.) Destitute of strength, whether of body or mind; feeble; impotent; esp., mentally wea; feeble-minded; as, hospitals for the imbecile and insane.
Imbellic (a.) Not warlike or martial.
Imbricate (a.) Alt. of Imbricated
Imbricated (a.) Bent and hollowed like a roof or gutter tile.
Imbricated (a.) Lying over each other in regular order, so as to "break joints," like tiles or shingles on a roof, the scales on the leaf buds of plants and the cups of some acorns, or the scales of fishes; overlapping each other at the margins, as leaves in aestivation.
Imbricated (a.) In decorative art: Having scales lapping one over the other, or a representation of such scales; as, an imbricated surface; an imbricated pattern.
Imbricative (a.) Imbricate.
Imido (a.) Pertaining to, containing, or combined with, the radical NH, which is called the imido group.
Imitable (a.) Capble of being imitated or copied.
Imitable (a.) Worthy of imitation; as, imitable character or qualities.
Imitational (a.) Pertaining to, or employed in, imitation; as, imitational propensities.
Imitative (a.) Inc
Imitative (a.) Formed after a model, pattern, or original.
Imitative (a.) Designed to imitate another species of animal, or a plant, or inanimate object, for some useful purpose, such as protection from enemies; having resamblance to something else; as, imitative colors; imitative habits; dendritic and mammillary forms of minerals are imitative.
Immaculate (a.) Without stain or blemish; spotless; undefiled; clear; pure.
Immailed (a.) Wearing mail or armor; clad of armor.
Immalleable (a.) Not maleable.
Immane (a.) Very great; huge; vast; also, monstrous in character; inhuman; atrocious; fierce.
Immanent (a.) Remaining within; inherent; indwelling; abiding; intrinsic; internal or subjective; hence, limited in activity, agency, or effect, to the subject or associated acts; -- opposed to emanant, transitory, transitive, or objective.
Immanifest (a.) Not manifest.
Immarcescible (a.) Unfading; lasting.
Immarginate (a.) Not having a distinctive margin or border.
Immartial (a.) Not martial; unwarlike.
Immatchable (a.) Matchless; peerless.
Immaterial (a.) Not consisting of matter; incorporeal; spiritual; disembodied.
Immaterial (a.) Of no substantial consequence; without weight or significance; unimportant; as, it is wholly immaterial whether he does so or not.
Immateriate (a.) Immaterial.
Immature (a.) Not mature; unripe; not arrived at perfection of full development; crude; unfinished; as, immature fruit; immature character; immature plans.
Immature (a.) Premature; untimely; too early; as, an immature death.
Immatured (a.) Immature.
Immeasurable (a.) Incapble of being measured; indefinitely extensive; illimitable; immensurable; vast.
Immeasured (a.) Immeasurable.
Immechanical (a.) Not mechanical.
Immediate (a.) Not separated in respect to place by anything intervening; proximate; close; as, immediate contact.
Immediate (a.) Not deferred by an interval of time; present; instant.
Immediate (a.) Acting with nothing interposed or between, or without the intervention of another object as a cause, means, or agency; acting, perceived, or produced, directly; as, an immediate cause.
Immedicable (a.) Not to be healed; incurable.
Immelodious (a.) Not melodious.
Immemorable (a.) Not memorable; not worth remembering.
Immemorial (a.) Extending beyond the reach of memory, record, or tradition; indefinitely ancient; as, existing from time immemorial.
Immense (a.) Immeasurable; unlimited. In commonest use: Very great; vast; huge.
Immensible (a.) Immeasurable.
Immensive (a.) Huge.
Immensurable (a.) Immeasurable.
Immensurate (a.) Unmeasured; unlimited.
Immerited (a.) Unmerited.
Immeritous (a.) Undeserving.
Immersable (a.) See Immersible.
Immerse (a.) Immersed; buried; hid; sunk.
Immersible (a.) Capable of being immersed.
Immersible (a.) Not capable of being immersed.
Immethodical (a.) Not methodical; without method or systematic arrangement; without order or regularity; confused.
Immetrical (a.) Not metrical or rhythmical.
Imminent (a.) Threatening to occur immediately; near at hand; impending; -- said especially of misfortune or peril.
Imminent (a.) Full of danger; threatening; menacing; perilous.
Imminent (a.) (With upon) Bent upon; attentive to.
Immiscible (a.) Not capable of being mixed or mingled.
Immitigable (a.) Not capable of being mitigated, softened, or appeased.
Immixable (a.) Not mixable.
Immixed (a.) Unmixed.
Immobile (a.) Incapable of being moved; immovable; fixed; stable.
Immoble (a.) See Immobile.
Immoderate (a.) Not moderate; exceeding just or usual and suitable bounds; excessive; extravagant; unreasonable; as, immoderate demands; immoderate grief; immoderate laughter.
Immodest (a.) Not limited to due bounds; immoderate.
Immodest (a.) Not modest; wanting in the reserve or restraint which decorum and decency require; indecent; indelicate; obscene; lewd; as, immodest persons, behavior, words, pictures, etc.
Immoment (a.) Trifling.
Immomentous (a.) Not momentous; unimportant; insignificant.
Immoral (a.) Not moral; inconsistent with rectitude, purity, or good morals; contrary to conscience or the divine law; wicked; unjust; dishonest; vicious; licentious; as, an immoral man; an immoral deed.
Immorigerous (a.) Rude; uncivil; disobedient.
Immortal (a.) Not mortal; exempt from liability to die; undying; imperishable; lasting forever; having unlimited, or eternal, existance.
Immortal (a.) Connected with, or pertaining to immortability.
Immortal (a.) Destined to live in all ages of this world; abiding; exempt from oblivion; imperishable; as, immortal fame.
Immortal (a.) Great; excessive; grievous.
Immovable (a.) Incapable of being moved; firmly fixed; fast; -- used of material things; as, an immovable foundatin.
Immovable (a.) Steadfast; fixed; unalterable; unchangeable; -- used of the mind or will; as, an immovable purpose, or a man who remain immovable.
Immovable (a.) Not capable of being affected or moved in feeling or by sympathy; unimpressible; impassive.
Immovable (a.) Not liable to be removed; permanent in place or tenure; fixed; as, an immovable estate. See Immovable, n.
Immund (a.) Unclean.
Immune (a.) Exempt; protected by inoculation.
Immunity (a.) Freedom or exemption from any charge, duty, obligation, office, tax, imposition, penalty, or service; a particular privilege; as, the immunities of the free cities of Germany; the immunities of the clergy.
Immunity (a.) Freedom; exemption; as, immunity from error.
Immusical (a.) Inharmonious; unmusical; discordant.
Immutable (a.) Not mutable; not capable or susceptible of change; unchangeable; unalterable.
Immutate (a.) Unchanged.
Impacable (a.) Not to be appeased or quieted.
Impacted (a.) Driven together or close.
Impair (a.) Not fit or appropriate.
Impalatable (a.) Unpalatable.
Impalpable (a.) Not palpable; that cannot be felt; extremely fine, so that no grit can be perceived by touch.
Impalpable (a.) Not material; intangible; incorporeal.
Impalpable (a.) Not apprehensible, or readily apprehensible, by the mind; unreal; as, impalpable distinctions.
Impanate (a.) Embodied in bread, esp. in the bread of the eucharist.
Impanation (a.) Embodiment in bread; the supposed real presence and union of Christ's material body and blood with the substance of the elements of the eucharist without a change in their nature; -- distinguished from transubstantiation, which supposes a miraculous change of the substance of the elements. It is akin to consubstantiation.
Imparalleled (a.) Unparalleled.
Impardonable (a.) Unpardonable.
Imparidigitate (a.) Having an odd number of fingers or toes, either one, three, or five, as in the horse, tapir, rhinoceros, etc.
Imparipinnate (a.) Pinnate with a single terminal leaflet.
Imparisyllabic (a.) Not consisting of an equal number of syllables; as, an imparisyllabic noun, one which has not the same number of syllables in all the cases; as, lapis, lapidis; mens, mentis.
Imparsonee (a.) Presented, instituted, and inducted into a rectory, and in full possession.
Impartial (a.) Not partial; not favoring one more than another; treating all alike; unprejudiced; unbiased; disinterested; equitable; fair; just.
Impartially (a.) In an impartial manner.
Impartible (a.) Capable of being imparted or communicated.
Impartible (a.) Not partible; not subject to partition; indivisible; as, an impartible estate.
Impassable (a.) Incapable of being passed; not admitting a passage; as, an impassable road, mountain, or gulf.
Impassibility (a.) The quality or condition of being impassible; insusceptibility of injury from external things.
Impassible (a.) Incapable of suffering; inaccessible to harm or pain; not to be touched or moved to passion or sympathy; unfeeling, or not showing feeling; without sensation.
Impassionable (a.) Excitable; susceptible of strong emotion.
Impassionate (a.) Strongly affected.
Impassionate (a.) Without passion or feeling.
Impassive (a.) Not susceptible of pain or suffering; apathetic; impassible; unmoved.
Impatible (a.) Not capable of being borne; impassible.
Impatient (a.) Not patient; not bearing with composure; intolerant; uneasy; fretful; restless, because of pain, delay, or opposition; eager for change, or for something expected; hasty; passionate; -- often followed by at, for, of, and under.
Impatient (a.) Not to be borne; unendurable.
Impatient (a.) Prompted by, or exhibiting, impatience; as, impatient speeches or replies.
Impavid (a.) Fearless.
Impeachable (a.) That may be impeached; liable to impeachment; chargeable with a crime.
Impeccable (a.) Not liable to sin; exempt from the possibility of doing wrong.
Impeccant (a.) Sinless; impeccable.
Impecunious (a.) Not having money; habitually without money; poor.
Impedible (a.) Capable of being impeded or hindered.
Impedimental (a.) Of the nature of an impediment; hindering; obstructing; impeditive.
Impedite (a.) Hindered; obstructed.
Impeditive (a.) Causing hindrance; impeding.
Impellent (a.) Having the quality of impelling.
Impendent (a.) Impending; threatening.
Impending (a.) Hanging over; overhanging; suspended so as to menace; imminet; threatening.
Impenetrable (a.) Incapable of being penetrated or pierced; not admitting the passage of other bodies; not to be entered; impervious; as, an impenetrable shield.
Impenetrable (a.) Having the property of preventing any other substance from occupying the same space at the same time.
Impenetrable (a.) Inaccessible, as to knowledge, reason, sympathy, etc.; unimpressible; not to be moved by arguments or motives; as, an impenetrable mind, or heart.
Impenitent (a.) Not penitent; not repenting of sin; not contrite; of a hard heart.
Impennate (a.) Characterized by short wings covered with feathers resembling scales, as the penguins.
Impennous (a.) Having no wings, as some insects.
Imperant (a.) Commanding.
Imperate (a.) Done by express direction; not involuntary; communded.
Imperatival (a.) Of or pertaining to the imperative mood.
Imperative (a.) Expressive of command; containing positive command; authoritatively or absolutely directive; commanding; authoritative; as, imperative orders.
Imperative (a.) Not to be avoided or evaded; obligatory; binding; compulsory; as, an imperative duty or order.
Imperative (a.) Expressive of commund, entreaty, advice, or exhortation; as, the imperative mood.
Imperatorial (a.) Commanding; imperative; authoritative.
Imperatorial (a.) Of or pertaining to the title or office of imperator.
Imperatorian (a.) Imperial.
Imperatory (a.) Imperative.
Imperceivable (a.) Imperceptible.
Imperceived (a.) Not perceived.
Imperceptible (a.) Not perceptible; not to be apprehended or cognized by the souses; not discernible by the mind; not easily apprehended.
Imperceptive (a.) Unable to perceive.
Impercipient (a.) Not perceiving, or not able to perceive.
Imperdible (a.) Not destructible.
Imperfect (a.) Not perfect; not complete in all its parts; wanting a part; deective; deficient.
Imperfect (a.) Wanting in some elementary organ that is essential to successful or normal activity.
Imperfect (a.) Not fulfilling its design; not realizing an ideal; not conformed to a standard or rule; not satisfying the taste or conscience; esthetically or morally defective.
Imperfectible (a.) Incapable of being mad perfect.
Imperfection (a.) The quality or condition of being imperfect; want of perfection; incompleteness; deficiency; fault or blemish.
Imperforable (a.) Incapable of being perforated, or bored through.
Imperforate (a.) Alt. of Imperforated
Imperforated (a.) Not perforated; having no opening or aperture.
Imperial (a.) Of or pertaining to an empire, or to an emperor; as, an imperial government; imperial authority or edict.
Imperial (a.) Belonging to, or suitable to, supreme authority, or one who wields it; royal; sovereign; supreme.
Imperial (a.) Of superior or unusual size or excellence; as, imperial paper; imperial tea, etc.
Imperious (a.) Commanding; ascendant; imperial; lordly; majestic.
Imperious (a.) Haughly; arrogant; overbearing; as, an imperious tyrant; an imperious manner.
Imperious (a.) Imperative; urgent; compelling.
Imperishable (a.) Not perishable; not subject to decay; indestructible; enduring permanently; as, an imperishable monument; imperishable renown.
Imperiwigged (a.) Wearing a periwig.
Impermanent (a.) Not permanent.
Impermeable (a.) Not permeable; not permitting passage, as of a fluid. through its substance; impervious; impenetrable; as, India rubber is impermeable to water and to air.
Impermissible (a.) Not permissible.
Imperscrutable (a.) Not capable of being searched out; inscrutable.
Imperseverant (a.) Not persevering; fickle; thoughtless.
Impersonal (a.) Not personal; not representing a person; not having personality.
Imperspicuous (a.) Not perspicuous; not clear; obscure; vague; ambeguous.
Impersuadable (a.) Not to be persuaded; obstinate; unyielding; impersuasible.
Impersuasible (a.) Not persuasible; not to be moved by persuasion; inflexible; impersuadable.
Impertinent (a.) Not pertinent; not pertaining to the matter in hand; having no bearing on the subject; not to the point; irrelevant; inapplicable.
Impertinent (a.) Contrary to, or offending against, the rules of propriety or good breeding; guilty of, or prone to, rude, unbecoming, or uncivil words or actions; as, an impertient coxcomb; an impertient remark.
Impertinent (a.) Trifing; inattentive; frivolous.
Impertransible (a.) Incapable of being passed through.
Impertrubable (a.) Incapable of being disturbed or disconcerted; as, imperturbable gravity.
Imperturbed (a.) Not perturbed.
Imperviable (a.) Not pervious; impervious.
Impervious (a.) Not pervious; not admitting of entrance or passage through; as, a substance impervious to water or air.
Impetiginous (a.) Of the nature of, or pertaining to, impetigo.
Impetrable (a.) Capable of being obtained or moved by petition.
Impetrate (a.) Obtained by entreaty.
Impetrative (a.) Of the nature of impetration; getting, or tending to get, by entreaty.
Impetratory (a.) Containing or expressing entreaty.
Impetuous (a.) Rushing with force and violence; moving with impetus; furious; forcible; violent; as, an impetuous wind; an impetuous torrent.
Impetuous (a.) Vehement in feeling; hasty; passionate; violent; as, a man of impetuous temper.
Impictured (a.) Pictured; impressed.
Impierceable (a.) Not capable of being pierced; impenetrable.
Impingent (a.) Striking against or upon.
Impious (a.) Not pious; wanting piety; irreligious; irreverent; ungodly; profane; wanting in reverence for the Supreme Being; as, an impious deed; impious language.
Impishly (a.) Having the qualities, or showing the characteristics, of an imp.
Imppiteous (a.) Pitiless; cruel.
Implacable (a.) Not placable; not to be appeased; incapable of being pacified; inexorable; as, an implacable prince.
Implacable (a.) Incapable of ebign relieved or assuaged; inextinguishable.
Implacental (a.) Without a placenta, as marsupials and monotremes.
Implausible (a.) Not plausible; not wearing the appearance of truth or credibility, and not likely to be believed.
Impleadable (a.) Not admitting excuse, evasion, or plea; rigorous.
Impleasing (a.) Unpleasing; displeasing.
Implemental (a.) Pertaining to, or characterized by, implements or their use; mechanical.
Implex (a.) Intricate; entangled; complicated; complex.
Impliable (a.) Not pliable; inflexible; inyielding.
Implicative (a.) Tending to implicate.
Implicit (a.) Infolded; entangled; complicated; involved.
Implicit (a.) Tacitly comprised; fairly to be understood, though not expressed in words; implied; as, an implicit contract or agreement.
Implicit (a.) Resting on another; trusting in the word or authority of another, without doubt or reserve; unquestioning; complete; as, implicit confidence; implicit obedience.
Implied (a.) Virtually involved or included; involved in substance; inferential; tacitly conceded; -- the correlative of express, or expressed. See Imply.
Imploded (a.) Formed by implosion.
Imploratory (a.) Supplicatory; entreating.
Imploring (a.) That implores; beseeching; entreating.
Implosive (a.) Formed by implosion.
Implumed (a.) Not plumed; without plumes or feathers; featherless.
Impolite (a.) Not polite; not of polished manners; wanting in good manners; discourteous; uncivil; rude.
Impolitic (a.) Not politic; contrary to, or wanting in, policy; unwise; imprudent; indiscreet; inexpedient; as, an impolitic ruler, law, or measure.
Impolitical (a.) Impolitic.
Imponderable (a.) Not ponderable; without sensible or appreciable weight; incapable of being weighed.
Imponderous (a.) Imponderable.
Imporous (a.) Destitute of pores; very close or compact in texture; solid.
Importable (a.) Capable of being imported.
Importable (a.) Not to be endured; insupportable; intolerable.
Importing (a.) Full of meaning.
Importless (a.) Void of meaning.
Importunable (a.) Heavy; insupportable.
Importunate (a.) Troublesomely urgent; unreasonably solicitous; overpressing in request or demand; urgent; teasing; as, an impotunate petitioner, curiosity.
Importunate (a.) Hard to be borne; unendurable.
Importunee (a.) Inopportune; unseasonable.
Importunee (a.) Troublesome; vexatious; persistent; urgent; hence, vexatious on account of untimely urgency or perinacious solicitation.
Importune (a.) To request or solicit, with urgency; to press with frequent, unreasonable, or troublesome application or pertinacity; hence, to tease; to irritate; to worry.
Importune (a.) To import; to signify.
Importuous (a.) Without a port or harbor.
Imposable (a.) Capable of being imposed or laid on.
Imposing (a.) Laying as a duty; enjoining.
Imposing (a.) Adapted to impress forcibly; impressive; commanding; as, an imposing air; an imposing spectacle.
Imposing (a.) Deceiving; deluding; misleading.
Impossible (a.) Not possible; incapable of being done, of existing, etc.; unattainable in the nature of things, or by means at command; insuperably difficult under the circumstances; absurd or impracticable; not feasible.
Imposthumate (a.) Imposthumated.
Impostured (a.) Done by imposture.
Imposturous (a.) Impostrous; deceitful.
Impotent (a.) Not potent; wanting power, strength. or vigor. whether physical, intellectual, or moral; deficient in capacity; destitute of force; weak; feeble; infirm.
Impotent (a.) Wanting the power of self-restraint; incontrolled; ungovernable; violent.
Impotent (a.) Wanting the power of procreation; unable to copulate; also, sometimes, sterile; barren.
Impracticable (a.) Not practicable; incapable of being performed, or accomplished by the means employed, or at command; impossible; as, an impracticable undertaking.
Impracticable (a.) Not to be overcome, presuaded, or controlled by any reasonable method; unmanageable; intractable; not capable of being easily dealt with; -- used in a general sense, as applied to a person or thing that is difficult to control or get along with.
Impracticable (a.) Incapable of being used or availed of; as, an impracticable road; an impracticable method.
Impractical (a.) Not practical.
Imprecatory (a.) Of the nature of, or containing, imprecation; invoking evil; as, the imprecatory psalms.
Impregnable (a.) Not to be stormed, or taken by assault; incapable of being subdued; able to resist attack; unconquerable; as, an impregnable fortress; impregnable virtue.
Impregnable (a.) Capable of being impregnated, as the egg of an animal, or the ovule of a plant.
Impregnant (a.) Not pregnant; unfertilized or infertile.
Impregnate (a.) Impregnated; made prolific.
Imprejudicate (a.) Not prejuged; unprejudiced; impartial.
Imprenable (a.) Impregnable.
Imprescriptible (a.) Not capable of being lost or impaired by neglect, by disuse, or by the claims of another founded on prescription.
Imprescriptible (a.) Not derived from, or dependent on, external authority; self-evidencing; obvious.
Impressible (a.) Capable of being impressed; susceptible; sensitive.
Impresionable (a.) Liable or subject to impression; capable of being molded; susceptible; impressible.
Impressionistic (a.) Pertaining to, or characterized by, impressionism.
Impressionless (a.) Having the quality of not being impressed or affected; not susceptible.
Impressive (a.) Making, or tending to make, an impression; having power to impress; adapted to excite attention and feeling, to touch the sensibilities, or affect the conscience; as, an impressive discourse; an impressive scene.
Impressive (a.) Capable of being impressed.
Impreventable (a.) Not preventable; invitable.
Improbable (a.) Not probable; unlikely to be true; not to be expected under the circumstances or in the usual course of events; as, an improbable story or event.
Improbative (a.) Alt. of Improbatory
Improbatory (a.) Implying, or tending to, improbation.
Improfitable (a.) Unprofitable.
Improgressive (a.) Not progressive.
Improlific (a.) Not prolific.
Imprompt (a.) Not ready.
Improper (a.) Not proper; not suitable; not fitted to the circumstances, design, or end; unfit; not becoming; incongruous; inappropriate; indecent; as, an improper medicine; improper thought, behavior, language, dress.
Improper (a.) Not peculiar or appropriate to individuals; general; common.
Improper (a.) Not according to facts; inaccurate; erroneous.
Impropitious (a.) Unpropitious; unfavorable.
Improportionable (a.) Not proportionable.
Improportionate (a.) Not proportionate.
Impropriate (a.) Put into the hands of a layman; impropriated.
Improsperous (a.) Not prosperous.
Improvable (a.) Capable of being improved; susceptible of improvement; admitting of being made better; capable of cultivation, or of being advanced in good qualities.
Improvable (a.) Capable of being used to advantage; profitable; serviceable; advantageous.
Improvided (a.) Unforeseen; unexpected; not provided against; unprepared.
Improvident (a.) Not provident; wanting foresight or forethought; not foreseeing or providing for the future; negligent; thoughtless; as, an improvident man.
Improving (a.) Tending to improve, beneficial; growing better.
Improvisate (a.) Unpremeditated; impromptu; extempore.
Improvisatorial (a.) Alt. of Improvisatory
Improvisatory (a.) Of or pertaining to improvisation or extemporaneous composition.
Improviso (a.) Not prepared or mediated beforehand; extemporaneous.
Imprudent (a.) Not prudent; wanting in prudence or discretion; indiscreet; injudicious; not attentive to consequence; improper.
Impuberal (a.) Not having arrived at puberty; immature.
Impudent (a.) Bold, with contempt or disregard; unblushingly forward; impertinent; wanting modesty; shameless; saucy.
Impugnable (a.) Capable of being impugned; that may be gainsaid.
Impuissant (a.) Weak; impotent; feeble.
Impulsive (a.) Having the power of driving or impelling; giving an impulse; moving; impellent.
Impulsive (a.) Actuated by impulse or by transient feelings.
Impulsive (a.) Acting momentarily, or by impulse; not continuous; -- said of forces.
Impunctate (a.) Not punctuate or dotted.
Impunctual (a.) Not punctual.
Impune (a.) Unpunished.
Impure (a.) Not pure; not clean; dirty; foul; filthy; containing something which is unclean or unwholesome; mixed or impregnated extraneous substances; adulterated; as, impure water or air; impure drugs, food, etc.
Impure (a.) Defiled by sin or guilt; unholy; unhallowed; -- said of persons or things.
Impure (a.) Unchaste; lewd; unclean; obscene; as, impure language or ideas.
Impure (a.) Not purified according to the ceremonial law of Moses; unclean.
Impure (a.) Not accurate; not idiomatic; as, impure Latin; an impure style.
Imputable (a.) That may be imputed; capable of being imputed; chargeable; ascribable; attributable; referable.
Imputable (a.) Accusable; culpable.
Imputative (a.) Transferred by imputation; that may be imputed.
Imputrescible (a.) Not putrescible.
Inabstracted (a.) Not abstracted.
Inaccessible (a.) Not accessible; not to be reached, obtained, or approached; as, an inaccessible rock, fortress, document, prince, etc.
Inaccordant (a.) Not accordant; discordant.
Inaccurate (a.) Not accurate; not according to truth; inexact; incorrect; erroneous; as, in inaccurate man, narration, copy, judgment, calculation, etc.
Inacquaintance (a.) Want of acquaintance.
Inacquiescent (a.) Not acquiescent or acquiescing.
Inactive (a.) Not active; having no power to move; that does not or can not produce results; inert; as, matter is, of itself, inactive.
Inactive (a.) Not disposed to action or effort; not diligent or industrious; not busy; idle; as, an inactive officer.
Inactive (a.) Not active; inert; esp., not exhibiting any action or activity on polarized light; optically neutral; -- said of isomeric forms of certain substances, in distinction from other forms which are optically active; as, racemic acid is an inactive tartaric acid.
Inadequate (a.) Not adequate; unequal to the purpose; insufficient; deficient; as, inadequate resources, power, conceptions, representations, etc.
Inadherent (a.) Not adhering.
Inadherent (a.) Free; not connected with the other organs.
Inadmissible (a.) Not admissible; not proper to be admitted, allowed, or received; as, inadmissible testimony; an inadmissible proposition, or explanation.
Inadvertent (a.) Not turning the mind to a matter; heedless; careless; negligent; inattentive.
Inadvisable (a.) Not advisable.
Inaffable (a.) Not affable; reserved in social intercourse.
Inaffected (a.) Unaffected.
Inaidable (a.) Incapable of being assisted; helpless.
Inalienable (a.) Incapable of being alienated, surrendered, or transferred to another; not alienable; as, in inalienable birthright.
Inalimental (a.) Affording no aliment or nourishment.
Inalterable (a.) Not alterable; incapable of being altered or changed; unalterable.
Inamiable (a.) Unamiable.
Inamissible (a.) Incapable of being lost.
Inamorate (a.) Enamored.
Inamovable (a.) Not amovable or removable.
Inane (a.) Without contents; empty; void of sense or intelligence; purposeless; pointless; characterless; useless.
Inangular (a.) Not angular.
Inaniloquent (a.) Alt. of Inaniloquous
Inaniloquous (a.) Given to talking inanely; loquacious; garrulous.
Inanimate (a.) Not animate; destitute of life or spirit; lifeless; dead; inactive; dull; as, stones and earth are inanimate substances.
Inanimated (a.) Destitute of life; lacking animation; unanimated.
Inantherate (a.) Not bearing anthers; -- said of sterile stamens.
Inappealable (a.) Not admitting of appeal; not appealable.
Inappeasable (a.) Incapable of being appeased or satisfied; unappeasable.
Inappellable (a.) Inappealable; final.
Inapplicable (a.) Not applicable; incapable of being applied; not adapted; not suitable; as, the argument is inapplicable to the case.
Inapposite (a.) Not apposite; not fit or suitable; not pertinent.
Inappreciable (a.) Not appreciable; too small to be perceived; incapable of being duly valued or estimated.
Inapprehensible (a.) Not apprehensible; unintelligible; inconceivable.
Inapprehensive (a.) Not apprehensive; regardless; unconcerned.
Inapproachable (a.) Not approachable; unapproachable; inaccessible; unequaled.
Inappropriate (a.) Not instrument (to); not appropriate; unbecoming; unsuitable; not specially fitted; -- followed by to or for.
Inapt (a.) Unapt; not apt; unsuitable; inept.
Inaquate (a.) Embodied in, or changed into, water.
Inarable (a.) Not arable.
Inarticulate (a.) Not uttered with articulation or intelligible distinctness, as speech or words.
Inarticulate (a.) Not jointed or articulated; having no distinct body segments; as, an inarticulate worm.
Inarticulate (a.) Without a hinge; -- said of an order (Inarticulata or Ecardines) of brachiopods.
Inarticulate (a.) Incapable of articulating.
Inarticulated (a.) Not articulated; not jointed or connected by a joint.
Inartificial (a.) Not artificial; not made or elaborated by art; natural; simple; artless; as, an inartificial argument; an inartificial character.
Inattentive (a.) Not attentive; not fixing the mind on an object; heedless; careless; negligent; regardless; as, an inattentive spectator or hearer; an inattentive habit.
Inaudible (a.) Not audible; incapable of being heard; silent.
Inaugural (a.) Pertaining to, or performed or pronounced at, an inauguration; as, an inaugural address; the inaugural exercises.
Inaugurate (a.) Invested with office; inaugurated.
Inauguratory (a.) Suitable for, or pertaining to, inauguration.
Inaurate (a.) Covered with gold; gilded.
Inauspicate (a.) Inauspicious.
Inauspicious (a.) Not auspicious; ill-omened; unfortunate; unlucky; unfavorable.
Inauthoritative (a.) Without authority; not authoritative.
Inblown (a.) Blown in or into.
Inborn (a.) Born in or with; implanted by nature; innate; as, inborn passions.
Inbred (a.) Bred within; innate; as, inbred worth.
Inburning (a.) Burning within.
Inburnt (a.) Burnt in; ineffaceable.
Incalculable (a.) Not capable of being calculated; beyond calculation; very great.
Incalescent (a.) Growing warm; increasing in heat.
Incan (a.) Of or pertaining to the Incas.
Incandescent (a.) White, glowing, or luminous, with intense heat; as, incandescent carbon or platinum; hence, clear; shining; brilliant.
Incanescent (a.) Becoming hoary or gray; canescent.
Incanous (a.) Hoary with white pubescence.
Incantatory (a.) Dealing by enchantment; magical.
Incanting (a.) Enchanting.
Incapable (a.) Wanting in ability or qualification for the purpose or end in view; not large enough to contain or hold; deficient in physical strength, mental or moral power, etc.; not capable; as, incapable of holding a certain quantity of liquid; incapable of endurance, of comprehension, of perseverance, of reform, etc.
Incapable (a.) Not capable of being brought to do or perform, because morally strong or well disposed; -- used with reference to some evil; as, incapable of wrong, dishonesty, or falsehood.
Incapable (a.) Not in a state to receive; not receptive; not susceptible; not able to admit; as, incapable of pain, or pleasure; incapable of stain or injury.
Incapable (a.) Unqualified or disqualified, in a legal sense; as, a man under thirty-five years of age is incapable of holding the office of president of the United States; a person convicted on impeachment is thereby made incapable of holding an office of profit or honor under the government.
Incapable (a.) As a term of disgrace, sometimes annexed to a sentence when an officer has been cashiered and rendered incapable of serving his country.
Incapacious (a.) Not capacious; narrow; small; weak or foolish; as, an incapacious soul.
Incarcerate (a.) Imprisoned.
Incarnadine (a.) Flesh-colored; of a carnation or pale red color.
Incarnate (a.) Not in the flesh; spiritual.
Incarnate (a.) Invested with flesh; embodied in a human nature and form; united with, or having, a human body.
Incarnate (a.) Flesh-colored; rosy; red.
Incarnative (a.) Causing new flesh to grow; healing; regenerative.
Incastellated (a.) Confined or inclosed in a castle.
Incastelled (a.) Hoofbound.
Incautious (a.) Not cautious; not circumspect; not attending to the circumstances on which safety and interest depend; heedless; careless; as, an incautious step; an incautious remark.
Incavated (a.) Made hollow; bent round or in.
Incaved (a.) Inclosed in a cave.
Incaverned (a.) Inclosed or shut up as in a cavern.
Incendiary (a.) Of or pertaining to incendiarism, or the malicious burning of valuable property; as, incendiary material; as incendiary crime.
Incendiary (a.) Tending to excite or inflame factions, sedition, or quarrel; inflammatory; seditious.
Incendious (a.) Promoting faction or contention; seditious; inflammatory.
Incensant (a.) A modern term applied to animals (as a boar) when borne as raging, or with furious aspect.
Incensebreathing (a.) Breathing or exhaling incense.
Incensed (a.) Angered; enraged.
Incensed (a.) Represented as enraged, as any wild creature depicted with fire issuing from mouth and eyes.
Incensive (a.) Tending to excite or provoke; inflammatory.
Incensurable (a.) Not censurable.
Incentive (a.) Inciting; encouraging or moving; rousing to action; stimulative.
Incentive (a.) Serving to kindle or set on fire.
Inceptive (a.) Beginning; expressing or indicating beginning; as, an inceptive proposition; an inceptive verb, which expresses the beginning of action; -- called also inchoative.
Incerative (a.) Cleaving or sticking like wax.
Incertum (a.) Doubtful; not of definite form.
Incessable (a.) Unceasing; continual.
Incessant (a.) Continuing or following without interruption; unceasing; unitermitted; uninterrupted; continual; as, incessant clamors; incessant pain, etc.
Incesttuous (a.) Guilty of incest; involving, or pertaining to, the crime of incest; as, an incestuous person or connection.
Inch (a.) Measurement an inch in any dimension, whether length, breadth, or thickness; -- used in composition; as, a two-inch cable; a four-inch plank.
Incharitable (a.) Uncharitable; unfeeling.
Inched (a.) Having or measuring (so many) inches; as, a four-inched bridge.
Inchoate (a.) Recently, or just, begun; beginning; partially but not fully in existence or operation; existing in its elements; incomplete.
Inchoative (a.) Expressing or pertaining to a beginning; inceptive; as, an inchoative verb.
Incicurable (a.) Untamable.
Incident (a.) Falling or striking upon, as a ray of light upon a reflecting surface.
Incident (a.) Coming or happening accidentally; not in the usual course of things; not in connection with the main design; not according to expectation; casual; fortuitous.
Incident (a.) Liable to happen; apt to occur; befalling; hence, naturally happening or appertaining.
Incident (a.) Dependent upon, or appertaining to, another thing, called the principal.
Incindental (a.) Happening, as an occasional event, without regularity; coming without design; casual; accidental; hence, not of prime concern; subordinate; collateral; as, an incidental conversation; an incidental occurrence; incidental expenses.
Incinerable (a.) Capable of being incinerated or reduced to ashes.
Incipient (a.) Beginning to be, or to show itself; commencing; initial; as, the incipient stage of a fever; incipient light of day.
Incircumscriptible (a.) Incapable of being circumscribed or limited.
Incircumspect (a.) Not circumspect; heedless; careless; reckless; impolitic.
Incised (a.) Cut in; carved; engraved.
Incised (a.) Having deep and sharp notches, as a leaf or a petal.
Incisive (a.) Having the quality of incising, cutting, or penetrating, as with a sharp instrument; cutting; hence, sharp; acute; sarcastic; biting.
Incisive (a.) Of or pertaining to the incisors; incisor; as, the incisive bones, the premaxillaries.
Incisor (a.) Adapted for cutting; of or pertaining to the incisors; incisive; as, the incisor nerve; an incisor foramen; an incisor tooth.
Incisory (a.) Having the quality of cutting; incisor; incisive.
Incitant (a.) Inciting; stimulating.
Incito-motor (a.) Inciting to motion; -- applied to that action which, in the case of muscular motion, commences in the nerve centers, and excites the muscles to contraction. Opposed to excito-motor.
Incito-motory (a.) Incitomotor.
Incivil (a.) Uncivil; rude.
Inclaudent (a.) Not closing or shutting.
Inclavated (a.) Set; fast; fixed.
Inclave (a.) Resembling a series of dovetails; -- said of a
Inclement (a.) Not clement; destitute of a mild and kind temper; void of tenderness; unmerciful; severe; harsh.
Inclement (a.) Physically severe or harsh (generally restricted to the elements or weather); rough; boisterous; stormy; rigorously cold, etc.; as, inclement weather.
Inclinable (a.) Leaning; tending.
Inclinable (a.) Having a propensity of will or feeling; leaning in disposition; disposed; propense; as, a mind inclinable to truth.
Inclinatory (a.) Having the quality of leaning or inclining; as, the inclinatory needle.
Inclining (a.) Same as Inc
Included (a.) Inclosed; confined.
Includible (a.) Capable of being included.
Inclusive (a.) Inclosing; encircling; surrounding.
Inclusive (a.) Comprehending the stated limit or extremes; as, from Monday to Saturday inclusive, that is, taking in both Monday and Saturday; -- opposed to exclusive.
Incoact (a.) Alt. of Incoacted
Incoacted (a.) Not compelled; unconstrained.
Incoagulable (a.) Not coagulable.
Incocted (a.) Raw; indigestible.
Incoercible (a.) Not to be coerced; incapable of being compelled or forced.
Incoercible (a.) Not capable of being reduced to the form of a liquid by pressure; -- said of any gas above its critical point; -- also particularly of oxygen, hydrogen, nitrogen, and carbon monoxide, formerly regarded as incapable of liquefaction at any temperature or pressure.
Incoercible (a.) That can note be confined in, or excluded from, vessels, like ordinary fluids, gases, etc.; -- said of the imponderable fluids, heat, light, electricity, etc.
Incogitable (a.) Not cogitable; inconceivable.
Incogitant (a.) Toughtless; inconsiderate.
Incogitative (a.) Not cogitative; not thinking; wanting the power of thought; as, a vegetable is an incogitative being.
Incognitant (a.) Ignorant.
Incognito (a.) One unknown or in disguise, or under an assumed character or name.
Incognito (a.) The assumption of disguise or of a feigned character; the state of being in disguise or not recognized.
Incognizable (a.) Not cognizable; incapable of being recognized, known, or distinguished.
Incognizant (a.) Not cognizant; failing to apprehended or notice.
Incognoscible (a.) Incognizable.
Incoherent (a.) Not coherent; wanting cohesion; loose; unconnected; physically disconnected; not fixed to each; -- said of material substances.
Incoherent (a.) Wanting coherence or agreement; incongruous; inconsistent; having no dependence of one part on another; logically disconnected.
Incoherentific (a.) Causing incoherence.
Incoincident (a.) Not coincident; not agreeing in time, in place, or principle.
Incombustible (a.) Not combustible; not capable of being burned, decomposed, or consumed by fire; uninflammable; as, asbestus is an incombustible substance; carbon dioxide is an incombustible gas.
Incoming (a.) Coming in; accruing.
Incoming (a.) Coming in, succeeding, or following, as occupant or possessor; as, in incoming tenant.
Incommensurable (a.) Not commensurable; having no common measure or standard of comparison; as, quantities are incommensurable when no third quantity can be found that is an aliquot part of both; the side and diagonal of a square are incommensurable with each other; the diameter and circumference of a circle are incommensurable.
Incommensurate (a.) Not commensurate; not admitting of a common measure; incommensurable.
Incommensurate (a.) Not of equal of sufficient measure or extent; not adequate; as, our means are incommensurate to our wants.
Incommiscible (a.) Not commiscible; not mixable.
Incommodious (a.) Tending to incommode; not commodious; not affording ease or advantage; unsuitable; giving trouble; inconvenient; annoying; as, an incommodious seat; an incommodious arrangement.
Incommunicable (a.) Not communicable; incapable of being communicated, shared, told, or imparted, to others.
Incommunicated (a.) Not communicated or imparted.
Incommunicating (a.) Having no communion or intercourse with each other.
Incommunicative (a.) Not communicative; not free or apt to impart to others in conversation; reserved; silent; as, the messenger was incommunicative; hence, not disposed to hold fellowship or intercourse with others; exclusive.
Incommutable (a.) Not commutable; not capable of being exchanged with, or substituted for, another.
Incompact (a.) Alt. of Incompacted
Incompacted (a.) Not compact; not having the parts firmly united; not solid; incoherent; loose; discrete.
Incomparable (a.) Not comparable; admitting of no comparison with others; unapproachably eminent; without a peer or equal; matchless; peerless; transcendent.
Incompared (a.) Peerless; incomparable.
Incompassionate (a.) Not compassionate; void of pity or of tenderness; remorseless.
Incompatible (a.) Not compatible; so differing as to be incapable of harmonious combination or coexistence; inconsistent in thought or being; irreconcilably disagreeing; as, persons of incompatible tempers; incompatible colors, desires, ambition.
Incompatible (a.) Incapable of being together without mutual reaction or decomposition, as certain medicines.
Incompetent (a.) Not competent; wanting in adequate strength, power, capacity, means, qualifications, or the like; incapable; unable; inadequate; unfit.
Incompetent (a.) Wanting the legal or constitutional qualifications; inadmissible; as, a person professedly wanting in religious belief is an incompetent witness in a court of law or equity; incompetent evidence.
Incompetent (a.) Not lying within one's competency, capacity, or authorized power; not permissible.
Incompetible (a.) See Incompatible.
Incomplete (a.) Not complete; not filled up; not finished; not having all its parts, or not having them all adjusted; imperfect; defective.
Incomplete (a.) Wanting any of the usual floral organs; -- said of a flower.
Incomplex (a.) Not complex; uncompounded; simple.
Incompliable (a.) Not compliable; not conformable.
Incompliant (a.) Not compliant; unyielding to request, solicitation, or command; stubborn.
Incomposed (a.) Disordered; disturbed.
Incomposite (a.) Not composite; uncompounded; simple.
Incompossible (a.) Not capable of joint existence; incompatible; inconsistent.
Incomprehense (a.) Incomprehensible.
Incomprehensible (a.) Not capable of being contained within limits.
Incomprehensible (a.) Not capable of being comprehended or understood; beyond the reach of the human intellect; inconceivable.
Incomprehensive (a.) Not comprehensive; not capable of including or of understanding; not extensive; limited.
Incompressible (a.) Not compressible; incapable of being reduced by force or pressure into a smaller compass or volume; resisting compression; as, many liquids and solids appear to be almost incompressible.
Incomputable (a.) Not computable.
Inconcealable (a.) Not concealable.
Inconceivable (a.) Not conceivable; incapable of being conceived by the mind; not explicable by the human intellect, or by any known principles or agencies; incomprehensible; as, it is inconceivable to us how the will acts in producing muscular motion.
Inconceptible (a.) Inconceivable.
Inconcerning (a.) Unimportant; trifling.
Inconcinne (a.) Dissimilar; incongruous; unsuitable.
Inconcinnous (a.) Not concinnous; unsuitable; discordant.
Inconcludent (a.) Not inferring a conclusion or consequence; not conclusive.
Inconcluding (a.) Inferring no consequence.
Inconclusive (a.) Not conclusive; leading to no conclusion; not closing or settling a point in debate, or a doubtful question; as, evidence is inconclusive when it does not exhibit the truth of a disputed case in such a manner as to satisfy the mind, and put an end to debate or doubt.
Inconcoct (a.) Inconcocted.
Inconcocted (a.) Imperfectly digested, matured, or ripened.
Inconcrete (a.) Not concrete.
Inconcurring (a.) Not concurring; disagreeing.
Inconcussible (a.) Not concussible; that cannot be shaken.
Incondensable (a.) Alt. of Incondensible
Incondensible (a.) Not condensable; incapable of being made more dense or compact, or reduced to liquid form.
Incondite (a.) Badly put together; inartificial; rude; unpolished; irregular.
Inconditional (a.) Unconditional.
Inconditionate (a.) Not conditioned; not limited; absolute.
Inconform (a.) Unconformable.
Inconformable (a.) Unconformable.
Inconfused (a.) Not confused; distinct.
Inconfutable (a.) Not confutable.
Incongealable (a.) Not congealable; incapable of being congealed.
Incongenial (a.) Not congenial; uncongenial.
Incongruent (a.) Incongruous.
Incongruous (a.) Not congruous; reciprocally disagreeing; not capable of harmonizing or readily assimilating; inharmonious; inappropriate; unsuitable; not fitting; inconsistent; improper; as, an incongruous remark; incongruous behavior, action, dress, etc.
Inconnected (a.) Not connected; disconnected.
Inconscionable (a.) Unconscionable.
Inconscious (a.) Unconscious.
Inconsequent (a.) Not following from the premises; not regularly inferred; invalid; not characterized by logical method; illogical; arbitrary; inconsistent; of no consequence.
Inconsequential (a.) Not regularly following from the premises; hence, irrelevant; unimportant; of no consequence.
Inconsiderable (a.) Not considerable; unworthy of consideration or notice; unimportant; small; trivial; as, an inconsiderable distance; an inconsiderable quantity, degree, value, or sum.
Inconsiderate (a.) Not considerate; not attentive to safety or to propriety; not regarding the rights or feelings of others; hasty; careless; thoughtless; heedless; as, the young are generally inconsiderate; inconsiderate conduct.
Inconsiderate (a.) Inconsiderable.
Inconsistent (a.) Not consistent; showing inconsistency; irreconcilable; discordant; at variance, esp. as regards character, sentiment, or action; incompatible; incongruous; contradictory.
Inconsistent (a.) Not exhibiting uniformity of sentiment, steadiness to principle, etc.; unequal; fickle; changeable.
Inconsisting (a.) Inconsistent.
Inconsolable (a.) Not consolable; incapable of being consoled; grieved beyond susceptibility of comfort; disconsolate.
Inconsonant (a.) Not consonant or agreeing; inconsistent; discordant.
Inconspicuous (a.) Not conspicuous or noticeable; hardly discernible.
Inconstant (a.) Not constant; not stable or uniform; subject to change of character, appearance, opinion, inclination, or purpose, etc.; not firm; unsteady; fickle; changeable; variable; -- said of persons or things; as, inconstant in love or friendship.
Incomsumable (a.) Not consumable; incapable of being consumed, wasted, or spent.
Inconsummate (a.) Not consummated; not finished; incomplete.
Inconsumptible (a.) Inconsumable.
Incontaminate (a.) Not contaminated; pure.
Incontestable (a.) Not contestable; not to be disputed; that cannot be called in question or controverted; incontrovertible; indisputable; as, incontestable evidence, truth, or facts.
Incontested (a.) Not contested.
Incontiguous (a.) Not contiguous; not adjoining or in contact; separate.
Incontinent (a.) Not continent; uncontrolled; not restraining the passions or appetites, particularly the sexual appetite; indulging unlawful lust; unchaste; lewd.
Incontinent (a.) Unable to restrain natural evacuations.
Incontracted (a.) Uncontracted.
Incontrollable (a.) Not controllable; uncontrollable.
Incontrovertible (a.) Not controvertible; too clear or certain to admit of dispute; indisputable.
Inconvenient (a.) Not becoming or suitable; unfit; inexpedient.
Inconvenient (a.) Not convenient; giving trouble, uneasiness, or annoyance; hindering progress or success; uncomfortable; disadvantageous; incommodious; inopportune; as, an inconvenient house, garment, arrangement, or time.
Inconversable (a.) Incommunicative; unsocial; reserved.
Inconversant (a.) Not conversant; not acquainted; not versed; unfamiliar.
Inconverted (a.) Not turned or changed about.
Inconvertible (a.) Not convertible; not capable of being transmuted, changed into, or exchanged for, something else; as, one metal is inconvertible into another; bank notes are sometimes inconvertible into specie.
Inconvincible (a.) Not convincible; incapable of being convinced.
Incony (a.) Unlearned; artless; pretty; delicate.
Incoordinate (a.) Not coordinate.
Incoronate (a.) Crowned.
Incorporal (a.) Immaterial; incorporeal; spiritual.
Incorporate (a.) Not consisting of matter; not having a material body; incorporeal; spiritual.
Incorporate (a.) Not incorporated; not existing as a corporation; as, an incorporate banking association.
Incorporate (a.) Corporate; incorporated; made one body, or united in one body; associated; mixed together; combined; embodied.
Incorporated (a.) United in one body; formed into a corporation; made a legal entity.
Incorporative (a.) Incorporating or tending to incorporate; as, the incorporative languages (as of the Basques, North American Indians, etc. ) which run a whole phrase into one word.
Incorporeal (a.) Not corporeal; not having a material body or form; not consisting of matter; immaterial.
Incorporeal (a.) Existing only in contemplation of law; not capable of actual visible seizin or possession; not being an object of sense; intangible; -- opposed to corporeal.
Incorrect (a.) Not correct; not according to a copy or model, or to established rules; inaccurate; faulty.
Incorrect (a.) Not in accordance with the truth; inaccurate; not exact; as, an incorrect statement or calculation.
Incorrect (a.) Not accordant with duty or morality; not duly regulated or subordinated; unbecoming; improper; as, incorrect conduct.
Incorresponding (a.) Not corresponding; disagreeing.
Incorrigible (a.) Not corrigible; incapable of being corrected or amended; bad beyond correction; irreclaimable; as, incorrigible error.
Incorrodible (a.) Incapable of being corroded, consumed, or eaten away.
Incorrupt (a.) Not affected with corruption or decay; unimpaired; not marred or spoiled.
Incorrupt (a.) Not defiled or depraved; pure; sound; untainted; above the influence of bribes; upright; honest.
Incorrupted (a.) Uncorrupted.
Incorruptible (a.) Not corruptible; incapable of corruption, decay, or dissolution; as, gold is incorruptible.
Incorruptible (a.) Incapable of being bribed or morally corrupted; inflexibly just and upright.
Incorruptive (a.) Incorruptible; not liable to decay.
Incrassate (a.) Alt. of Incrassated
Incrassated (a.) Made thick or thicker; thickened; inspissated.
Incrassated (a.) Thickened; becoming thicker.
Incrassated (a.) Swelled out on some particular part, as the antennae of certain insects.
Incrassative (a.) Having the quality of thickening; tending to thicken.
Increasable (a.) Capable of being increased.
Increaseful (a.) Full of increase; abundant in produce.
Increate (a.) Alt. of Increated
Increated (a.) Uncreated; self-existent.
Incredible (a.) Not credible; surpassing belief; too extraordinary and improbable to admit of belief; unlikely; marvelous; fabulous.
Incredited (a.) Uncredited.
Incredulous (a.) Not credulous; indisposed to admit or accept that which is related as true, skeptical; unbelieving.
Incredulous (a.) Indicating, or caused by, disbelief or incredulity.
Incredulous (a.) Incredible; not easy to be believed.
Incremable (a.) Incapable of being burnt; incombustibe.
Incremental (a.) Pertaining to, or resulting from, the process of growth; as, the incremental
Increscent (a.) Increasing; growing; augmenting; swelling; enlarging.
Increscent (a.) Increasing; on the increase; -- said of the moon represented as the new moon, with the points turned toward the dexter side.
Incriminatory (a.) Of or pertaining to crimination; tending to incriminate; criminatory.
Incruental (a.) Unbloody; not attended with blood; as, an incruental sacrifice.
Incrustate (a.) Incrusted.
Incrystallizable (a.) Not crystallizable; incapable of being formed into crystals.
Incubative (a.) Of or pertaining to incubation, or to the period of incubation.
Incubatory (a.) Serving for incubation.
Incubous (a.) Having the leaves so placed that the upper part of each one covers the base of the leaf next above it, as in hepatic mosses of the genus Frullania. See Succubous.
Inculpable (a.) Faultless; blameless; innocent.
Inculpatory (a.) Imputing blame; criminatory; compromising; implicating.
Incult (a.) Untilled; uncultivated; crude; rude; uncivilized.
Incultivated (a.) Uncultivated.
Incumbent (a.) Lying; resting; reclining; recumbent; superimposed; superincumbent.
Incumbent (a.) Lying, resting, or imposed, as a duty or obligation; obligatory; always with on or upon.
Incumbent (a.) Leaning or resting; -- said of anthers when lying on the inner side of the filament, or of cotyledons when the radicle lies against the back of one of them.
Incumbent (a.) Bent downwards so that the ends touch, or rest on, something else; as, the incumbent toe of a bird.
Incumbrous (a.) Cumbersome; troublesome.
Incurable (a.) Not capable of being cured; beyond the power of skill or medicine to remedy; as, an incurable disease.
Incurable (a.) Not admitting or capable of remedy or correction; irremediable; remediless; as, incurable evils.
Incurious (a.) Not curious or inquisitive; without care for or interest in; inattentive; careless; negligent; heedless.
Incurrent (a.) Characterized by a current which flows inward; as, the incurrent orifice of lamellibranch Mollusca.
Incursive (a.) Making an incursion; invasive; aggressive; hostile.
Incurvate (a.) Curved; bent; crooked.
Incurved (a.) Bending gradually toward the axis or center, as branches or petals.
Incysted (a.) See Encysted.
Indagative (a.) Searching; exploring; investigating.
Indamaged (a.) Not damaged.
Inde (a.) Azure-colored; of a bright blue color.
Indebted (a.) Brought into debt; being under obligation; held to payment or requital; beholden.
Indebted (a.) Placed under obligation for something received, for which restitution or gratitude is due; as, we are indebted to our parents for their care of us in infancy; indebted to friends for help and encouragement.
Indecent (a.) Not decent; unfit to be seen or heard; offensive to modesty and delicacy; as, indecent language.
Indeciduate (a.) Indeciduous.
Indeciduate (a.) Having no decidua; nondeciduate.
Indeciduous (a.) Not deciduous or falling, as the leaves of trees in autumn; lasting; evergreen; persistent; permanent; perennial.
Indecimable (a.) Not decimable, or liable to be decimated; not liable to the payment of tithes.
Indecipherable (a.) Not decipherable; incapable of being deciphered, explained, or solved.
Indecisive (a.) Not decisive; not bringing to a final or ultimate issue; as, an indecisive battle, argument, answer.
Indecisive (a.) Undetermined; prone to indecision; irresolute; unsettled; wavering; vacillating; hesitating; as, an indecisive state of mind; an indecisive character.
Indecinable (a.) Not declinable; not varied by inflective terminations; as, nihil (nothing), in Latin, is an indeclinable noun.
Indecomposable (a.) Not decomposable; incapable or difficult of decomposition; not resolvable into its constituents or elements.
Indecorous (a.) Not decorous; violating good manners; contrary to good breeding or etiquette; unbecoming; improper; out of place; as, indecorous conduct.
Indefatigable (a.) Incapable of being fatigued; not readily exhausted; unremitting in labor or effort; untiring; unwearying; not yielding to fatigue; as, indefatigable exertions, perseverance, application.
Indefeasible (a.) Not to be defeated; not defeasible; incapable of being annulled or made void; as, an indefeasible or title.
Indefectible (a.) Not defectible; unfailing; not liable to defect, failure, or decay.
Indefective (a.) Not defective; perfect; complete.
Indefeisible (a.) Indefeasible.
Indefensive (a.) Defenseless.
Indeficient (a.) Not deficient; full.
Indefinable (a.) Incapable of being defined or described; inexplicable.
Indefinite (a.) Not definite; not limited, defined, or specified; not explicit; not determined or fixed upon; not precise; uncertain; vague; confused; obscure; as, an indefinite time, plan, etc.
Indefinite (a.) Having no determined or certain limits; large and unmeasured, though not infinite; unlimited; as indefinite space; the indefinite extension of a straight
Indefinite (a.) Boundless; infinite.
Indefinite (a.) Too numerous or variable to make a particular enumeration important; -- said of the parts of a flower, and the like. Also, indeterminate.
Indehiscent (a.) Remaining closed at maturity, or not opening along regular
Indelectable (a.) Not delectable; unpleasant; disagreeable.
Indeliberate (a.) Done without deliberation; unpremeditated.
Indeliberated (a.) Indeliberate.
Indelible (a.) That can not be removed, washed away, blotted out, or effaced; incapable of being canceled, lost, or forgotten; as, indelible characters; an indelible stain; an indelible impression on the memory.
Indelible (a.) That can not be annulled; indestructible.
Indelicate (a.) Not delicate; wanting delicacy; offensive to good manners, or to purity of mind; coarse; rude; as, an indelicate word or suggestion; indelicate behavior.
Indemonstrable (a.) Incapable of being demonstrated.
Indented (a.) Cut in the edge into points or inequalities, like teeth; jagged; notched; stamped in; dented on the surface.
Indented (a.) Having an uneven, irregular border; sinuous; undulating.
Indented (a.) Notched like the part of a saw consisting of the teeth; serrated; as, an indented border or ordinary.
Indented (a.) Bound out by an indenture; apprenticed; indentured; as, an indented servant.
Indented (a.) Notched along the margin with a different color, as the feathers of some birds.
Independent (a.) Not dependent; free; not subject to control by others; not relying on others; not subordinate; as, few men are wholly independent.
Independent (a.) Affording a comfortable livelihood; as, an independent property.
Independent (a.) Not subject to bias or influence; not obsequious; self-directing; as, a man of an independent mind.
Independent (a.) Expressing or indicating the feeling of independence; free; easy; bold; unconstrained; as, an independent air or manner.
Independent (a.) Separate from; exclusive; irrespective.
Independent (a.) Belonging or pertaining to, or holding to the doctrines or methods of, the Independents.
Independent (a.) Not dependent upon another quantity in respect to value or rate of variation; -- said of quantities or functions.
Independent (a.) Not bound by party; exercising a free choice in voting with either or any party.
Indeposable (a.) Incapable of being deposed.
Indepravate (a.) Undepraved.
Indeprecable (a.) Incapable or undeserving of being deprecated.
Indeprehensible (a.) Incapable of being found out.
Indeprivable (a.) Incapable of being deprived, or of being taken away.
Indescribable (a.) Incapable of being described.
Indescriptive (a.) Not descriptive.
Indesinent (a.) Not ceasing; perpetual.
Indesirable (a.) Undesirable.
Indestructible (a.) Not destructible; incapable of decomposition or of being destroyed.
Indeterminable (a.) Not determinable; impossible to be determined; not to be definitely known, ascertained, defined, or limited.
Indeterminate (a.) Not determinate; not certain or fixed; indefinite; not precise; as, an indeterminate number of years.
Indetermined (a.) Undetermined.
Indevirginate (a.) Not devirginate.
Indevote (a.) Not devoted.
Indevout (a.) Not devout.
Indexical (a.) Of, pertaining to, or like, an index; having the form of an index.
Indian (a.) Of or pertaining to India proper; also to the East Indies, or, sometimes, to the West Indies.
Indian (a.) Of or pertaining to the aborigines, or Indians, of America; as, Indian wars; the Indian tomahawk.
Indian (a.) Made of maize or Indian corn; as, Indian corn, Indian meal, Indian bread, and the like.
Indical (a.) Indexical.
Indicant (a.) Serving to point out, as a remedy; indicating.
Indicated (a.) Shown; denoted; registered; measured.
Indicative (a.) Pointing out; bringing to notice; giving intimation or knowledge of something not visible or obvious.
Indicative (a.) Suggestive; representing the whole by a part, as a fleet by a ship, a forest by a tree, etc.
Indicatory (a.) Serving to show or make known; showing; indicative; signifying; implying.
Indicible (a.) Unspeakable.
Indictable (a.) Capable of being, or liable to be, indicted; subject to indictment; as, an indictable offender or offense.
Indictive (a.) Proclaimed; declared; public.
Indifferent (a.) Not mal/ing a difference; having no influence or preponderating weight; involving no preference, concern, or attention; of no account; without significance or importance.
Indifferent (a.) Neither particularly good, not very bad; of a middle state or quality; passable; mediocre.
Indifferent (a.) Not inc
Indifferent (a.) Feeling no interest, anxiety, or care, respecting anything; unconcerned; inattentive; apathetic; heedless; as, to be indifferent to the welfare of one's family.
Indifferent (a.) Free from bias or prejudice; impartial; unbiased; disinterested.
Indigenous (a.) Native; produced, growing, or living, naturally in a country or climate; not exotic; not imported.
Indigenous (a.) Native; inherent; innate.
Indigent (a.) Wanting; void; free; destitute; -- used with of.
Indigent (a.) Destitute of property or means of comfortable subsistence; needy; poor; in want; necessitous.
Indigest (a.) Crude; unformed; unorganized; undigested.
Indigested (a.) Not digested; undigested.
Indigested (a.) Not resolved; not regularly disposed and arranged; not methodical; crude; as, an indigested array of facts.
Indigested (a.) Not in a state suitable for healing; -- said of wounds.
Indigested (a.) Not ripened or suppurated; -- said of an abscess or its contents.
Indigested (a.) Not softened by heat, hot water, or steam.
Indigestible (a.) Not digestible; not readily soluble in the digestive juices; not easily convertible into products fitted for absorption.
Indigestible (a.) Not digestible in the mind; distressful; intolerable; as, an indigestible simile.
Indign (a.) Unworthy; undeserving; disgraceful; degrading.
Indignant (a.) Affected with indignation; wrathful; passionate; irate; feeling wrath, as when a person is exasperated by unworthy or unjust treatment, by a mean action, or by a degrading accusation.
Indigo (a.) Having the color of, pertaining to, or derived from, indigo.
Indigotic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, indigo; as, indigotic acid, which is also called anilic or nitrosalicylic acid.
Indilatory (a.) Not dilatory.
Indiligent (a.) Not diligent; idle; slothful.
Indiminishable (a.) Incapable of being diminished.
Indirect (a.) Not direct; not straight or recti
Indirect (a.) Not tending to an aim, purpose, or result by the plainest course, or by obvious means, but obliquely or consequentially; by remote means; as, an indirect accusation, attack, answer, or proposal.
Indirect (a.) Not straightforward or upright; unfair; dishonest; tending to mislead or deceive.
Indirect (a.) Not resulting directly from an act or cause, but more or less remotely connected with or growing out of it; as, indirect results, damages, or claims.
Indirect (a.) Not reaching the end aimed at by the most plain and direct method; as, an indirect proof, demonstration, etc.
Indirected (a.) Not directed; aimless.
Indiscernible (a.) Not to be discerned; imperceptible; not discoverable or visible.
Indiscerpible (a.) Alt. of Indiscerptible
Indiscerptible (a.) Not discerpible; inseparable.
Indisciplinable (a.) Not disciplinable; undisciplinable.
Indiscoverable (a.) Not discoverable; undiscoverable.
Indiscreet (a.) Not discreet; wanting in discretion.
Indiscrete (a.) Indiscreet.
Indiscrete (a.) Not discrete or separated; compact; homogenous.
Indiscriminate (a.) Not discriminate; wanting discrimination; undistinguishing; not making any distinction; confused; promiscuous.
Indiscriminating (a.) Not discriminating.
Indiscriminative (a.) Making no distinction; not discriminating.
Indiscussed (a.) Not discussed.
Indispensable (a.) Not dispensable; impossible to be omitted, remitted, or spared; absolutely necessary or requisite.
Indispensable (a.) Not admitting dispensation; not subject to release or exemption.
Indispensable (a.) Unavoidable; inevitable.
Indispersed (a.) Not dispersed.
Indisputable (a.) Not disputable; incontrovertible; too evident to admit of dispute.
Indisputed (a.) Undisputed.
Indissipable (a.) Incapable o/ being dissipated.
Indissoluble (a.) Not dissoluble; not capable of being dissolved, melted, or liquefied; insoluble; as few substances are indissoluble by heat, but many are indissoluble in water.
Indissoluble (a.) Incapable of being rightfully broken or dissolved; perpetually binding or obligatory; firm; stable, as, an indissoluble league or covenant.
Indissolvable (a.) Not dissolvable; incapable of being dissolved or separated; incapable o/ separation; perpetually firm and binding; indissoluble; as, an indissolvable bond of union.
Indistinct (a.) Not distinct or distinguishable; not separate in such a manner as to be perceptible by itself; as, the indistinct parts of a substance.
Indistinct (a.) Obscure to the mind or senses; not clear; not definite; confused; imperfect; faint; as, indistinct vision; an indistinct sound; an indistinct idea or recollection.
Indistinctible (a.) Indistinguishable.
Indistinctive (a.) Having nothing distinctive; common.
Indistinguishable (a.) Not distinguishable; not capable of being perceived, known, or discriminated as separate and distinct; hence, not capable of being perceived or known; as, in the distance the flagship was indisguishable; the two copies were indisguishable in form or color; the difference between them was indisguishable.
Indistinguished (a.) Indistinct.
Indistinguishing (a.) Making no difference; indiscriminative; impartial; as, indistinguishing liberalities.
Indivertible (a.) Not to be diverted or turned aside.
Individable (a.) Indivisible.
Individed (a.) Undivided.
Individual (a.) Not divided, or not to be divided; existing as one entity, or distinct being or object; single; one; as, an individual man, animal, or city.
Individual (a.) Of or pertaining to one only; peculiar to, or characteristic of, a single person or thing; distinctive; as, individual traits of character; individual exertions; individual peculiarities.
Individualistic (a.) Of or pertaining to the individual or individualism.
Individuate (a.) Undivided.
Indivisible (a.) Not divisible; incapable of being divided, separated, or broken; not separable into parts.
Indivisible (a.) Not capable of exact division, as one quantity by another; incommensurable.
Indo-Chinese (a.) Of or pertaining to Indo-China (i. e., Farther India, or India beyond the Ganges).
Indocible (a.) Incapable of being taught, or not easily instructed; dull in intellect; intractable; unteachable; indocile.
Indocile (a.) Not teachable; indisposed to be taught, trained, or discip
Indo-English (a.) Of or relating to the English who are born or reside in India; Anglo-Indian.
Indo-European (a.) Aryan; -- applied to the languages of India and Europe which are derived from the prehistoric Aryan language; also, pertaining to the people or nations who speak these languages; as, the Indo-European or Aryan family.
Indo-Germanic (a.) Same as Aryan, and Indo-European.
Indo-Germanic (a.) Pertaining to or denoting the Teutonic family of languages as related to the Sanskrit, or derived from the ancient Aryan language.
Indolent (a.) Free from toil, pain, or trouble.
Indolent (a.) Indulging in ease; avoiding labor and exertion; habitually idle; lazy; inactive; as, an indolent man.
Indolent (a.) Causing little or no pain or annoyance; as, an indolent tumor.
Indomable (a.) Indomitable.
Indomitable (a.) Not to be subdued; untamable; invincible; as, an indomitable will, courage, animal.
Indomite (a.) Not tamed; untamed; savage; wild.
Indomptable (a.) Indomitable.
Indoor (a.) Done or being within doors; within a house or institution; domestic; as, indoor work.
Indorsable (a.) Capable of being indorsed; transferable; convertible.
Indorsed (a.) See Addorsed.
Indoxylic (a.) Of or pertaining to, or producing, indoxyl; as, indoxylic acid.
Indrawn (a.) Drawn in.
Indubious (a.) Not dubious or doubtful; certain.
Indubious (a.) Not doubting; unsuspecting.
Indubitable (a.) Not dubitable or doubtful; too evident to admit of doubt; unquestionable; evident; apparently certain; as, an indubitable conclusion.
Indubitate (a.) Not questioned or doubtful; evident; certain.
Inducible (a.) Capable of being induced, caused, or made to take place.
Inducible (a.) Obtainable by induction; derivable; inferable.
Inducteous (a.) Rendered electro-polar by induction, or brought into the opposite electrical state by the influence of inductive bodies.
Inductile (a.) Not ductile; incapable of being drawn into threads, as a metal; inelastic; tough.
Inductional (a.) Pertaining to, or proceeding by, induction; inductive.
Inductive (a.) Leading or drawing; persuasive; tempting; -- usually followed by to.
Inductive (a.) Tending to induce or cause.
Inductive (a.) Leading to inferences; proceeding by, derived from, or using, induction; as, inductive reasoning.
Inductive (a.) Operating by induction; as, an inductive electrical machine.
Inductive (a.) Facilitating induction; susceptible of being acted upon by induction; as certain substances have a great inductive capacity.
Inductric (a.) Alt. of Inductrical
Inductrical (a.) Acting by, or in a state of, induction; relating to electrical induction.
Indulgent (a.) Prone to indulge; yielding to the wishes, humor, or appetites of those under one's care; compliant; not opposing or restraining; tolerant; mild; favorable; not severe; as, an indulgent parent.
Indulgential (a.) Relating to the indulgences of the Roman Catholic Church.
Induplicate (a.) Having the edges bent abruptly toward the axis; -- said of the parts of the calyx or corolla in aestivation.
Induplicate (a.) Having the edges rolled inward and then arranged about the axis without overlapping; -- said of leaves in vernation.
Induplicative (a.) Having induplicate sepals or petals in aestivation.
Induplicative (a.) Having induplicate leaves in vernation.
Indurate (a.) Hardened; not soft; indurated.
Indurate (a.) Without sensibility; unfeeling; obdurate.
Indurated (a.) Hardened; as, indurated clay; an indurated heart.
Indusial (a.) Of, pertaining to, or containing, the petrified cases of the larvae of certain insects.
Indusiate (a.) Alt. of Indusiated
Indusiated (a.) Furnished with an indusium.
Industrial (a.) Consisting in industry; pertaining to industry, or the arts and products of industry; concerning those employed in labor, especially in manual labor, and their wages, duties, and rights.
Industrious (a.) Given to industry; characterized by diligence; constantly, regularly, or habitually occupied; busy; assiduous; not slothful or idle; -- commonly implying devotion to lawful and useful labor.
Industrious (a.) Steadily and perseveringly active in a particular pursuit or aim; as, he was negligent in business, but industrious in pleasure; an industrious mischief maker.
Indutive (a.) Covered; -- applied to seeds which have the usual integumentary covering.
Induviate (a.) Covered with induviae, as the upper part of the trunk of a palm tree.
Inebriant (a.) Intoxicating.
Inebriate (a.) Intoxicated; drunk; habitually given to drink; stupefied.
Inebrious (a.) Intoxicated, or partially so; intoxicating.
Inedited (a.) Not edited; unpublished; as, an inedited manuscript.
Ineffable (a.) Incapable of being expresses in words; unspeakable; unutterable; indescribable; as, the ineffable joys of heaven.
Ineffaceable (a.) Incapable of being effaced; indelible; ineradicable.
Ineffectible (a.) Ineffectual; impracticable.
Ineffective (a.) Not effective; ineffectual; futile; inefficient; useless; as, an ineffective appeal.
Ineffectual (a.) Not producing the proper effect; without effect; inefficient; weak; useless; futile; unavailing; as, an ineffectual attempt; an ineffectual expedient.
Ineffervescent (a.) Not effervescing, or not susceptible of effervescence; quiescent.
Ineffervescible (a.) Not capable or susceptible of effervescence.
Inefficacious (a.) Not efficacious; not having power to produce the effect desired; inadequate; incompetent; inefficient; impotent.
Inefficient (a.) Not efficient; not producing the effect intended or desired; inefficacious; as, inefficient means or measures.
Inefficient (a.) Incapable of, or indisposed to, effective action; habitually slack or remiss; effecting little or nothing; as, inefficient workmen; an inefficient administrator.
Inelaborate (a.) Not elaborate; not wrought with care; unpolished; crude; unfinished.
Inelastic (a.) Not elastic.
Inelegant (a.) Not elegant; deficient in beauty, polish, refinement, grave, or ornament; wanting in anything which correct taste requires.
Ineligible (a.) Not eligible; not qualified to be chosen for an office; not worthy to be chosen or prefered; not expedient or desirable.
Ineloquent (a.) Not eloquent; not fluent, graceful, or pathetic; not persuasive; as, ineloquent language.
Ineluctable (a.) Not to be overcome by struggling; irresistible; inevitable.
Ineludible (a.) Incapable of being eluded or evaded; unvoidable.
Inembryonate (a.) Not embryonate.
Inernarrable (a.) Incapable of being narrated; indescribable; ineffable.
Inept (a.) Not apt or fit; unfit; unsuitable; improper; unbecoming.
Inept (a.) Silly; useless; nonsensical; absurd; foolish.
Inequable (a.) Unequable.
Inequal (a.) Unequal; uneven; various.
Inequidistant (a.) Not equally distant; not equidistant.
Inequilateral (a.) Having unequal sides; unsymmetrical; unequal-sided.
Inequilateral (a.) Having the two ends unequal, as in the clam, quahaug, and most lamellibranch shells.
Inequilobate (a.) Unequally lobed; cut into lobes of different shapes or sizes.
Inequitable (a.) Not equitable; not just.
Inequivalve (a.) Alt. of Inequivalvular
Inequivalvular (a.) Having unequal valves, as the shell of an oyster.
Ineradicable (a.) Incapable of being /radicated or rooted out.
Inergetic (a.) Alt. of Inergetical
Inergetical (a.) Having no energy; sluggish.
Inerm (a.) Alt. of Inermous
Inermous (a.) Same as Inermis.
Inermis (a.) Unarmed; destitute of prickles or thorns, as a leaf.
Inerrable (a.) Incapable of erring; infallible; unerring.
Inerratic (a.) Not erratic or wandering; fixed; settled; established.
Inert (a.) Destitute of the power of moving itself, or of active resistance to motion; as, matter is inert.
Inert (a.) Indisposed to move or act; very slow to act; sluggish; dull; inactive; indolent; lifeless.
Inert (a.) Not having or manifesting active properties; not affecting other substances when brought in contact with them; powerless for an expected or desired effect.
Inerudite (a.) Not erudite; unlearned; ignorant.
Inescapable (a.) Not escapable.
Inessential (a.) Having no essence or being.
Inessential (a.) Not essential; unessential.
Inestimable (a.) Incapable of being estimated or computed; especially, too valuable or excellent to be measured or fully appreciated; above all price; as, inestimable rights or privileges.
Inevasible (a.) Incapable of being evaded; inevitable; unavoidable.
Inevident (a.) Not evident; not clear or obvious; obscure.
Inevitable (a.) Not evitable; incapable of being shunned; unavoidable; certain.
Inevitable (a.) Irresistible.
Inexact (a.) Not exact; not precisely correct or true; inaccurate.
Inexcitable (a.) Not susceptible of excitement; dull; lifeless; torpid.
Inexcusable (a.) Not excusable; not admitting excuse or justification; as, inexcusable folly.
Inexecrable (a.) That can not be execrated enough.
Inexecutable (a.) Incapable of being executed or performed; impracticable; infeasible.
Inexhalable (a.) Incapable of being exhaled.
Inexhausted (a.) Not exhausted; not emptied; not spent; not having lost all strength or resources; unexhausted.
Inexhaustible (a.) Incapable of being exhausted, emptied, or used up; unfailing; not to be wasted or spent; as, inexhaustible stores of provisions; an inexhaustible stock of elegant words.
Inexhaustive (a.) Inexhaustible.
Inexistant (a.) Inexistent; not existing.
Inexistent (a.) Not having being; not existing.
Inexistent (a.) Inherent; innate; indwelling.
Inexorable (a.) Not to be persuaded or moved by entreaty or prayer; firm; determined; unyielding; unchangeable; inflexible; relentless; as, an inexorable prince or tyrant; an inexorable judge.
Inexpansible (a.) Incapable of expansion, enlargement, or extension.
Inexpectable (a.) Not to be expected or anticipated.
Inexpectant (a.) Not expectant.
Inexpected (a.) Unexpected.
Inexpedient (a.) Not expedient; not tending to promote a purpose; not tending to the end desired; inadvisable; unfit; improper; unsuitable to time and place; as, what is expedient at one time may be inexpedient at another.
Inexpensive (a.) Not expensive; cheap.
Inexperienced (a.) Not having experience unskilled.
Inexpert (a.) Destitute of experience or of much experience.
Inexpert (a.) Not expert; not skilled; destitute of knowledge or dexterity derived from practice.
Inexpiable (a.) Admitting of no expiation, atonement, or satisfaction; as, an inexpiable crime or offense.
Inexpiable (a.) Incapable of being mollified or appeased; relentless; implacable.
Inexpiate (a.) Not appeased or placated.
Inexplainable (a.) Incapable of being explained; inexplicable.
Inexplicable (a.) Not explicable; not explainable; incapable of being explained, interpreted, or accounted for; as, an inexplicable mystery.
Inexplicit (a.) Not explicit; not clearly stated; indefinite; vague.
Inexplorable (a.) Incapable of being explored, searched out, or discovered.
Inexplosive (a.) Not explosive.
Inexpressible (a.) Not capable of expression or utterance in language; ineffable; unspeakable; indescribable; unutterable; as, inexpressible grief or pleasure.
Inexpressive (a.) Inexpressible.
Inexpressive (a.) Without expression or meaning; not expressive; dull; unintelligent; as, an inexpressive countenance.
Inexpugnable (a.) Incapable of being subdued by force; impregnable; unconquerable.
Inexsuperable (a.) Not capable of being passed over; insuperable; insurmountable.
Inextended (a.) Not extended.
Inextensible (a.) Not capable of being extended; not elastic; as, inextensible fibers.
Inexterminable (a.) Incapable of extermination.
Inextinct (a.) Not quenched; not extinct.
Inextinguible (a.) Inextinguishable.
Inextinguishable (a.) Not capable of being extinguished; extinguishable; unquenchable; as, inextinguishable flame, light, thirst, desire, feuds.
Inextirpable (a.) Not capable of being extirpated or rooted out; ineradicable.
Inextricable (a.) Incapable of being extricated, untied, or disentangled; hopelessly intricate, confused, or obscure; as, an inextricable knot or difficulty; inextricable confusion.
Inextricable (a.) Inevitable.
Infabricated (a.) Not fabricated; unwrought; not artificial; natural.
Infallible (a.) Not fallible; not capable of erring; entirely exempt from liability to mistake; unerring; inerrable.
Infallible (a.) Not liable to fail, deceive, or disappoint; indubitable; sure; certain; as, infallible evidence; infallible success; an infallible remedy.
Infallible (a.) Incapable of error in defining doctrines touching faith or morals. See Papal infallibility, under Infallibility.
Infamous (a.) Of very bad report; having a reputation of the worst kind; held in abhorrence; guilty of something that exposes to infamy; base; notoriously vile; detestable; as, an infamous traitor; an infamous perjurer.
Infamous (a.) Causing or producing infamy; deserving detestation; scandalous to the last degree; as, an infamous act; infamous vices; infamous corruption.
Infamous (a.) Branded with infamy by conviction of a crime; as, at common law, an infamous person can not be a witness.
Infamous (a.) Having a bad name as being the place where an odious crime was committed, or as being associated with something detestable; hence, unlucky; perilous; dangerous.
Infandous (a.) Too odious to be expressed or mentioned.
Infant (a.) Of or pertaining to infancy, or the first period of life; tender; not mature; as, infant strength.
Infant (a.) Intended for young children; as, an infant school.
Infanticidal (a.) Of or pertaining to infanticide; engaged in, or guilty of, child murder.
Infantile (a.) Of or pertaining to infancy, or to an infant; similar to, or characteristic of, an infant; childish; as, infantile behavior.
Infantine (a.) Infantile; childish.
Infantlike (a.) Like an infant.
Infantly (a.) Like an infant.
Infashionable (a.) Unfashionable.
Infatigable (a.) Indefatigable.
Infatuate (a.) Infatuated.
Infatuated (a.) Overcome by some foolish passion or desire; affected by infatuation.
Infaust (a.) Not favorable; unlucky; unpropitious; sinister.
Infeasible (a.) Not capable of being done or accomplished; impracticable.
Infectible (a.) Capable of being infected.
Infectious (a.) Having qualities that may infect; communicable or caused by infection; pestilential; epidemic; as, an infectious fever; infectious clothing; infectious air; infectious vices.
Infectious (a.) Corrupting, or tending to corrupt or contaminate; vitiating; demoralizing.
Infectious (a.) Contaminating with illegality; exposing to seizure and forfeiture.
Infectious (a.) Capable of being easily diffused or spread; sympathetic; readily communicated; as, infectious mirth.
Infective (a.) Infectious.
Infecund (a.) Unfruitful; not producing young; barren; infertile.
Infecundous (a.) Infertile; barren; unprofitable; unproductive.
Infelicitous (a.) Not felicitous; unhappy; unfortunate; not fortunate or appropriate in application; not well said, expressed, or done; as, an infelicitous condition; an infelicitous remark; an infelicitous description; infelicitous words.
Infelonious (a.) Not felonious, malignant, or criminal.
Infelt (a.) Felt inwardly; heartfelt.
Inferable (a.) Capable of being inferred or deduced from premises.
Inferential (a.) Deduced or deducible by inference.
Inferior (a.) Lower in place, rank, excellence, etc.; less important or valuable; subordinate; underneath; beneath.
Inferior (a.) Poor or mediocre; as, an inferior quality of goods.
Inferior (a.) Nearer the sun than the earth is; as, the inferior or interior planets; an inferior conjunction of Mercury or Venus.
Inferior (a.) Below the horizon; as, the inferior part of a meridian.
Inferior (a.) Situated below some other organ; -- said of a calyx when free from the ovary, and therefore below it, or of an ovary with an adherent and therefore inferior calyx.
Inferior (a.) On the side of a flower which is next the bract; anterior.
Inferior (a.) Junior or subordinate in rank; as, an inferior officer.
Infernal (a.) Of or pertaining to or suitable for the lower regions, inhabited, according to the ancients, by the dead; pertaining to Pluto's realm of the dead, the Tartarus of the ancients.
Infernal (a.) Of or pertaining to, resembling, or inhabiting, hell; suitable for hell, or to the character of the inhabitants of hell; hellish; diabolical; as, infernal spirits, or conduct.
Inferobranchiate (a.) Having the gills on the sides of the body, under the margin of the mantle; belonging to the Inferobranchiata.
Inferrible (a.) Inferable.
Infertile (a.) Not fertile; not productive; barren; sterile; as, an infertile soil.
Infestive (a.) Having no mirth; not festive or merry; dull; cheerless; gloomy; forlorn.
Infestuous (a.) Mischievous; harmful; dangerous.
Infidel (a.) Not holding the faith; -- applied esp. to one who does not believe in the inspiration of the Scriptures, and the supernatural origin of Christianity.
Infiltrative (a.) Of or pertaining to infiltration.
Infinite (a.) Unlimited or boundless, in time or space; as, infinite duration or distance.
Infinite (a.) Without limit in power, capacity, knowledge, or excellence; boundless; immeasurably or inconceivably great; perfect; as, the infinite wisdom and goodness of God; -- opposed to finite.
Infinite (a.) Indefinitely large or extensive; great; vast; immense; gigantic; prodigious.
Infinite (a.) Greater than any assignable quantity of the same kind; -- said of certain quantities.
Infinite (a.) Capable of endless repetition; -- said of certain forms of the canon, called also perpetual fugues, so constructed that their ends lead to their beginnings, and the performance may be incessantly repeated.
Infinitesimal (a.) Infinitely or indefinitely small; less than any assignable quantity or value; very small.
Infinitival (a.) Pertaining to the infinite mood.
Infinito (a.) Infinite; perpetual, as a canon whose end leads back to the beginning. See Infinite, a., 5.
Infinituple (a.) Multipied an infinite number of times.
Infirm (a.) Not firm or sound; weak; feeble; as, an infirm body; an infirm constitution.
Infirm (a.) Weak of mind or will; irresolute; vacillating.
Infirm (a.) Not solid or stable; insecure; precarious.
Infirmative (a.) Weakening; annulling, or tending to make void.
Infirmity (a.) The state of being infirm; feebleness; an imperfection or weakness; esp., an unsound, unhealthy, or debilitated state; a disease; a malady; as, infirmity of body or mind.
Infirmity (a.) A personal frailty or failing; foible; eccentricity; a weakness or defect.
Inflammable (a.) Capable of being easily set fire; easily enkindled; combustible; as, inflammable oils or spirits.
Inflammable (a.) Excitable; irritable; irascible; easily provoked; as, an inflammable temper.
Inflammative (a.) Inflammatory.
Inflammatory (a.) Tending to inflame, kindle, or irritate.
Inflammatory (a.) Tending to excite anger, animosity, tumult, or sedition; seditious; as, inflammatory libels, writings, speeches, or publications.
Inflammatory (a.) Accompanied with, or tending to cause, preternatural heat and excitement of arterial action; as, an inflammatory disease.
Inflatable (a.) That may be inflated.
Inflated (a.) Filled, as with air or gas; blown up; distended; as, a balloon inflated with gas.
Inflated (a.) Turgid; swelling; puffed up; bombastic; pompous; as, an inflated style.
Inflated (a.) Hollow and distended, as a perianth, corolla, nectary, or pericarp.
Inflated (a.) Distended or enlarged fictitiously; as, inflated prices, etc.
Inflected (a.) Bent; turned; deflected.
Inflected (a.) Having inflections; capable of, or subject to, inflection; inflective.
Inflectional (a.) Of or pertaining to inflection; having, or characterized by, inflection.
Inflective (a.) Capable of, or pertaining to, inflection; deflecting; as, the inflective quality of the air.
Inflective (a.) Inflectional; characterized by variation, or change in form, to mark case, tense, etc.; subject to inflection.
Inflexed (a.) Turned; bent.
Inflexed (a.) Bent or turned abruptly inwards, or toward the axis, as the petals of a flower.
Inflexible (a.) Not capable of being bent; stiff; rigid; firm; unyielding.
Inflexible (a.) Firm in will or purpose; not to be turned, changed, or altered; resolute; determined; unyieding; inexorable; stubborn.
Inflexible (a.) Incapable of change; unalterable; immutable.
Inflexive (a.) Inflective.
Inflexive (a.) Inflexible.
Inflictive (a.) Causing infliction; acting as an infliction.
Influencive (a.) Tending toinfluence; influential.
Influent (a.) Flowing in.
Influent (a.) Exerting influence; influential.
Inflential (a.) Exerting or possessing influence or power; potent; efficacious; effective; strong; having authority or ascendency; as, an influential man, station, argument, etc.
Influxious (a.) Influential.
Influxive (a.) Having a tendency to flow in; having influence; influential.
Inform (a.) Without regular form; shapeless; ugly; deformed.
Informal (a.) Not in the regular, usual, or established form; not according to official, conventional, prescribed, or customary forms or rules; irregular; hence, without ceremony; as, an informal writting, proceeding, or visit.
Informal (a.) Deranged in mind; out of one's senses.
Informative (a.) Having power to inform, animate, or vivify.
Informatory (a.) Full of, or conveying, information; instructive.
Informed (a.) Unformed or ill-formed; deformed; shapeless.
Informidable (a.) Not formidable; not to be feared or dreaded.
Informity (a.) Want of regular form; shapelessness.
Informous (a.) Of irregular form; shapeless.
Infortunate (a.) Unlucky; unfortunate.
Infortuned (a.) Unfortunate.
Infra-axillary (a.) Situated below the axil, as a bud.
Infrabranchial (a.) Below the gills; -- applied to the ventral portion of the pallial chamber in the lamellibranchs.
Infraclavicular (a.) Below the clavicle; as, the infraclavicular fossa.
Infract (a.) Not broken or fractured; unharmed; whole.
Infractible (a.) Capable of being broken.
Infragrant (a.) Not fragrant.
Infrahyoid (a.) Same as Hyosternal (a).
Infralabial (a.) Below the lower lip; -- said of certain scales of reptiles and fishes.
Infralapsarian (a.) Of or pertaining to the Infralapsarians, or to their doctrine.
Inframarginal (a.) Below the margin; submarginal; as, an inframarginal convolution of the brain.
Inframaxillary (a.) Under the lower jaw; submaxillary; as, the inframaxillary nerve.
Inframaxillary (a.) Of or pertaining to the lower iaw.
Inframedian (a.) Of or pertaining to the interval or zone along the sea bottom, at the depth of between fifty and one hundred fathoms.
Inframundane (a.) Lying or situated beneath the world.
Infrangible (a.) Not capable of being broken or separated into parts; as, infrangible atoms.
Infrangible (a.) Not to be infringed or violated.
Infraocular (a.) Situated below the eyes, as the antenna of certain insects.
Infraorbital (a.) Below the orbit; as, the infraorbital foramen; the infraorbital nerve.
Infrascapular (a.) Beneath the scapula, or shoulder blade; subscapular.
Infraspinal (a.) Below the vertebral column, subvertebral.
Infraspinal (a.) Below the spine; infraspinate; infraspinous.
Infraspinate (a.) Alt. of Infraspinous
Infraspinous (a.) Below the spine; infraspinal; esp., below the spine of the scapula; as, the infraspinous fossa; the infraspinate muscle.
Infrastapedial (a.) Of or pertaining to a part of the columella of the ear, which in many animals projects below the connection with the stapes.
Infrasternal (a.) Below the sternum; as, the infrasternal depression, or pit of the stomach.
Infratemporal (a.) Below the temple; below the temporal bone.
Infraterritorial (a.) Within the territory of a state.
Infratrochlear (a.) Below a trochlea, or pulley; -- applied esp. to one of the subdivisions of the trigeminal nerve.
Infrequent (a.) Seldom happening or occurring; rare; uncommon; unusual.
Infructuose (a.) Not producing fruit; unfruitful; unprofitable.
Infrugal (a.) Not frugal; wasteful; as, an infrugal expense of time.
Infrugiferous (a.) Not bearing fruit; not fructiferous.
Infumated (a.) Clouded; having a cloudy appearance.
Infumed (a.) Dried in smoke; smoked.
Infundibular (a.) Alt. of Infundibulate
Infundibulate (a.) Having the form of a funnel; pertaining to an infundibulum.
Infundibuliform (a.) Having the form of a funnel or cone; funnel-shaped.
Infundibuliform (a.) Same as Funnelform.
Infuriated (a.) Enraged; furious.
Infuscated (a.) Darkened with a blackish tinge.
Infusible (a.) Not fusible; incapble or difficalt of fusion, or of being dissolved or melted.
Infusive (a.) Having the power of infusion; inspiring; influencing.
Infusorial (a.) Belonging to the Infusoria; composed of, or containing, Infusoria; as, infusorial earth.
Infusory (a.) Infusorial.
Ingelable (a.) Not congealable.
Ingeminate (a.) Redoubled; repeated.
Ingenerable (a.) Incapble of being engendered or produced; original.
Ingenerate (a.) Generated within; inborn; innate; as, ingenerate powers of body.
Ingenious (a.) Possessed of genius, or the faculty of invention; skillful or promp to invent; having an aptitude to contrive, or to form new combinations; as, an ingenious author, mechanic.
Ingenious (a.) Proseeding from, pertaining to, or characterized by, genius or ingenuity; of curious design, structure, or mechanism; as, an ingenious model, or machine; an ingenious scheme, contrivance, etc.
Ingenious (a.) Witty; shrewd; adroit; keen; sagacious; as, an ingenious reply.
Ingenious (a.) Mental; intellectual.
Ingenite (a.) Alt. of Ingenit
Ingenit (a.) Innate; inborn; inbred; inherent; native; ingenerate.
Ingenuous (a.) Of honorable extraction; freeborn; noble; as, ingenuous blood of birth.
Ingenuous (a.) Noble; generous; magnanimous; honorable; upright; high-minded; as, an ingenuous ardor or zeal.
Ingenuous (a.) Free from reserve, disguise, equivocation, or dissimulation; open; frank; as, an ingenuous man; an ingenuous declaration, confession, etc.
Ingenuous (a.) Ingenious.
Ingirt (a.) Surrounded; encircled.
Inglobate (a.) In the form of a globe or sphere; -- applied to nebulous matter collected into a sphere by the force of gravitation.
Inglorious (a.) Not glorious; not bringing honor or glory; not accompanied with fame, honor, or celebrity; obscure; humble; as, an inglorious life of ease.
Inglorious (a.) Shameful; disgraceful; ignominious; as, inglorious flight, defeat, etc.
Ingluvial (a.) Of or pertaining to the indulges or crop of birds.
Ingluvious (a.) Gluttonous.
In-going (a.) Going; entering, as upon an office or a possession; as, an in-going tenant.
Ingracious (a.) Ungracious; unkind.
Ingrain (a.) Dyed with grain, or kermes.
Ingrain (a.) Dyed before manufacture, -- said of the material of a textile fabric; hence, in general, thoroughly inwrought; forming an essential part of the substance.
Ingrate (a.) Ingrateful.
Ingrateful (a.) Ungrateful; thankless; unappreciative.
Ingrateful (a.) Unpleasing to the sense; distasteful; offensive.
Ingredient (a.) Entering as, or forming, an ingredient or component part.
Ingrowing (a.) Growing or appearing to grow into some other substance.
Inguilty (a.) Not guilty.
Inguinal (a.) Of or pertaining to, or in the region of, the inguen or groin; as, an inguinal canal or ligament; inguinal hernia.
Ingustable (a.) Tasteless; insipid.
Inhabile (a.) Not apt or fit; unfit; not convenient; inappropriate; unsuitable; as, inhabile matter.
Inhabile (a.) Unskilled; unready; awkward; incompetent; unqualified; -- said of person.
Inhabitable (a.) Capable of being inhabited; habitable.
Inhabitable (a.) Not habitable; not suitable to be inhabited.
Inhabited (a.) Uninhabited.
Inhalant (a.) Inhaling; used for inhaling.
Inhalent (a.) Used for inhaling; as, the inhalent end of a duct.
Inharmonic (a.) Alt. of Inharmonical
Inharmonical (a.) Not harmonic; inharmonious; discordant; dissonant.
Inharmonious (a.) Not harmonious; unmusical; discordant; dissonant.
Inharmonious (a.) Conflicting; jarring; not in harmony.
Inherent (a.) Permanently existing in something; inseparably attached or connected; naturally pertaining to; innate; inalienable; as, polarity is an inherent quality of the magnet; the inherent right of men to life, liberty, and protection.
Inheritable (a.) Capable of being inherited; transmissible or descendible; as, an inheritable estate or title.
Inheritable (a.) Capable of being transmitted from parent to child; as, inheritable qualities or infirmities.
Inheritable (a.) Capable of taking by inheritance, or of receiving by descent; capable of succeeding to, as an heir.
Inhibitory (a.) Of or pertaining to, or producing, inhibition; consisting in inhibition; tending or serving to inhibit; as, the inhibitory action of the pneumogastric on the respiratory center.
Inhibitory-motor (a.) A term applied to certain nerve centers which govern or restrain subsidiary centers, from which motor impressions issue.
Inhospitable (a.) Not hospitable; not disposed to show hospitality to strangers or guests; as, an inhospitable person or people.
Inhospitable (a.) Affording no shelter or sustenance; barren; desert; bleak; cheerless; wild.
Inhuman (a.) Destitute of the kindness and tenderness that belong to a human being; cruel; barbarous; savage; unfeeling; as, an inhuman person or people.
Inhuman (a.) Characterized by, or attended with, cruelty; as, an inhuman act or punishment.
Inial (a.) Pertaining to the inion.
Inimaginable (a.) Unimaginable; inconceivable.
Inimical (a.) Having the disposition or temper of an enemy; unfriendly; unfavorable; -- chiefly applied to private, as hostile is to public, enmity.
Inimical (a.) Opposed in tendency, influence, or effects; antagonistic; inconsistent; incompatible; adverse; repugnant.
Inimicitious (a.) Inimical; unfriendly.
Inimicous (a.) Inimical; hurtful.
Inimitable (a.) Not capable of being imitated, copied, or counterfeited; beyond imitation; surpassingly excellent; matchless; unrivaled; exceptional; unique; as, an inimitable style; inimitable eloquence.
Iniquitous (a.) Characterized by iniquity; unjust; wicked; as, an iniquitous bargain; an iniquitous proceeding.
Iniquous (a.) Iniquitous.
Inirritable (a.) Not irritable; esp. (Physiol.), incapable of being stimulated to action, as a muscle.
Inirritative (a.) Not accompanied with excitement; as, an inirritative fever.
Initial (a.) Of or pertaining to the beginning; marking the commencement; incipient; commencing; as, the initial symptoms of a disease.
Initial (a.) Placed at the beginning; standing at the head, as of a list or series; as, the initial letters of a name.
Initiate (a.) Unpracticed; untried; new.
Initiate (a.) Begun; commenced; introduced to, or instructed in, the rudiments; newly admitted.
Initiative (a.) Serving to initiate; inceptive; initiatory; introductory; preliminary.
Initiatory (a.) Suitable for an introduction or beginning; introductory; prefatory; as, an initiatory step.
Initiatory (a.) Tending or serving to initiate; introducing by instruction, or by the use and application of symbols or ceremonies; elementary; rudimentary.
Injudicable (a.) Not cognizable by a judge.
Injudicial (a.) Not according to the forms of law; not judicial.
Injudicious (a.) Not judicious; wanting in sound judgment; undiscerning; indiscreet; unwise; as, an injudicious adviser.
Injudicious (a.) Not according to sound judgment or discretion; unwise; as, an injudicious measure.
Injurious (a.) Not just; wrongful; iniquitous; culpable.
Injurious (a.) Causing injury or harm; hurtful; harmful; detrimental; mischievous; as, acts injurious to health, credit, reputation, property, etc.
Injury (a.) Any damage or violation of, the person, character, feelings, rights, property, or interests of an individual; that which injures, or occasions wrong, loss, damage, or detriment; harm; hurt; loss; mischief; wrong; evil; as, his health was impaired by a severe injury; slander is an injury to the character.
Inkhorn (a.) Learned; pedantic; affected.
Inking (a.) Supplying or covering with ink.
Inkneed (a.) See Knock-kneed.
Inky (a.) Consisting of, or resembling, ink; soiled with ink; black.
Inland (a.) Within the land; more or less remote from the ocean or from open water; interior; as, an inland town.
Inland (a.) Limited to the land, or to inland routes; within the seashore boundary; not passing on, or over, the sea; as, inland transportation, commerce, navigation, etc.
Inland (a.) Confined to a country or state; domestic; not foreing; as, an inland bill of exchange. See Exchange.
Inlandish (a.) Inland.
Inly (a.) Internal; interior; secret.
Inmate (a.) Admitted as a dweller; resident; internal.
Inmost (a.) Deepest within; farthest from the surface or external part; innermost.
Innate (a.) Inborn; native; natural; as, innate vigor; innate eloquence.
Innate (a.) Originating in, or derived from, the constitution of the intellect, as opposed to acquired from experience; as, innate ideas. See A priori, Intuitive.
Innate (a.) Joined by the base to the very tip of a filament; as, an innate anther.
Innative (a.) Native.
Innavigable (a.) Incapable of being navigated; impassable by ships or vessels.
Inner (a.) Further in; interior; internal; not outward; as, an spirit or its phenomena.
Inner (a.) Not obvious or easily discovered; obscure.
Innermost (a.) Farthest inward; most remote from the outward part; inmost; deepest within.
Innocent (a.) Not harmful; free from that which can injure; innoxious; innocuous; harmless; as, an innocent medicine or remedy.
Innocent (a.) Morally free from guilt; guiltless; not tainted with sin; pure; upright.
Innocent (a.) Free from the guilt of a particular crime or offense; as, a man is innocent of the crime charged.
Innocent (a.) Simple; artless; foolish.
Innocent (a.) Lawful; permitted; as, an innocent trade.
Innocent (a.) Not contraband; not subject to forfeiture; as, innocent goods carried to a belligerent nation.
Innocuous (a.) Harmless; producing no ill effect; innocent.
Innominable (a.) Not to be named.
Innominate (a.) Having no name; unnamed; as, an innominate person or place.
Innominate (a.) A term used in designating many parts otherwise unnamed; as, the innominate artery, a great branch of the arch of the aorta; the innominate vein, a great branch of the superior vena cava.
Innovative (a.) Characterized by, or introducing, innovations.
Innoxious (a.) Free from hurtful qualities or effects; harmless.
Innoxious (a.) Free from crime; pure; innocent.
Innubilous (a.) Cloudless.
Innuent (a.) Conveying a hint; significant.
Innumerable (a.) Not capable of being counted, enumerated, or numbered, for multitude; countless; numberless; unnumbered, hence, indefinitely numerous; of great number.
Innumerous (a.) Innumerable.
Innutritious (a.) Not nutritious; not furnishing nourishment.
Innutritive (a.) Innutritious.
Inobedient (a.) Not obedient; disobedient.
Inobservable (a.) Not observable.
Inobservance (a.) Want or neglect of observance.
Inobservant (a.) Not observant; regardless; heedless.
Inobtrusive (a.) Not obtrusive; unobtrusive.
Inoculable (a.) Capable of being inoculated; capable of communicating disease, or of being communicated, by inoculation.
Inocular (a.) Inserted in the corner of the eye; -- said of the antenn/ of certain insects.
Inodorate (a.) Inodorous.
Inodorous (a.) Emitting no odor; wthout smell; scentless; odorless.
Inoffensive (a.) Giving no offense, or provocation; causing no uneasiness, annoyance, or disturbance; as, an inoffensive man, answer, appearance.
Inoffensive (a.) Harmless; doing no injury or mischief.
Inoffensive (a.) Not obstructing; presenting no interruption bindrance.
Inofficial (a.) Not official; not having official sanction or authoriy; not according to the forms or ceremony of official business; as, inofficial intelligence.
Inofficious (a.) Indifferent to obligation or duty.
Inofficious (a.) Not officious; not civil or attentive.
Inofficious (a.) Regardless of natural obligation; contrary to natural duty; unkind; -- commonly said of a testament made without regard to natural obligation, or by which a child is unjustly deprived of inheritance.
Inoperative (a.) Not operative; not active; producing no effects; as, laws renderd inoperative by neglect; inoperative remedies or processes.
Inopercular (a.) Alt. of Inoperculate
Inoperculate (a.) Having no operculum; -- said of certain gastropod shells.
Inopinable (a.) Not to be expected; inconceivable.
Inopinate (a.) Not expected or looked for.
Inopportune (a.) Not opportune; inconvenient; unseasonable; as, an inopportune occurrence, remark, etc.
Inoppressive (a.) Not oppressive or burdensome.
Inopulent (a.) Not opulent; not affluent or rich.
Inordinate (a.) Not limited to rules prescribed, or to usual bounds; irregular; excessive; immoderate; as, an inordinate love of the world.
Inorganic (a.) Not organic; without the organs necessary for life; devoid of an organized structure; unorganized; lifeness; inanimate; as, all chemical compounds are inorganic substances.
Inorganical (a.) Inorganic.
Inorganized (a.) Not having organic structure; devoid of organs; inorganic.
Inosinic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, inosite; as, inosinic acid.
Inoxidizable (a.) Incapable of being oxidized; as, gold and platinum are inoxidizable in the air.
Inquirable (a.) Capable of being inquired into; subject or liable to inquisition or inquest.
Inquirent (a.) Making inquiry; inquiring; questioning.
Inquiring (a.) Given to inquiry; disposed to investigate causes; curious; as, an inquiring mind.
Inquisible (a.) Admitting judicial inquiry.
Inquisitional (a.) Relating to inquiry or inquisition; inquisitorial; also, of or pertaining to, or characteristic of, the Inquisition.
Inquisitionary (a.) Inquisitional.
Inquisitive (a.) Disposed to ask questions, especially in matters which do not concern the inquirer.
Inquisitive (a.) Given to examination, investigation, or research; searching; curious.
Inquisitorial (a.) Pertaining to inquisition; making rigorous and unfriendly inquiry; searching; as, inquisitorial power.
Inquisitorial (a.) Pertaining to the Court of Inquisition or resembling its practices.
Inquisitorious (a.) Making strict inquiry; inquisitorial.
Inquisiturient (a.) Inquisitorial.
Insalubrious (a.) Not salubrious or healthful; unwholesome; as, an insalubrious air or climate.
Insalutary (a.) Not salutary or wholesome; unfavorable to health.
Insalutary (a.) Not tending to safety; productive of evil.
Insanable (a.) Not capable of being healed; incurable; irremediable.
Insane (a.) Exhibiting unsoundness or disorded of mind; not sane; mad; deranged in mind; delirious; distracted. See Insanity, 2.
Insane (a.) Used by, or appropriated to, insane persons; as, an insane hospital.
Insane (a.) Causing insanity or madness.
Insane (a.) Characterized by insanity or the utmost folly; chimerical; unpractical; as, an insane plan, attempt, etc.
Insanitary (a.) Not sanitary; unhealthy; as, insanitary conditions of drainage.
Insapory (a.) Tasteless; unsavory.
Insatiable (a.) Not satiable; incapable of being satisfied or appeased; very greedy; as, an insatiable appetite, thirst, or desire.
Insatiate (a.) Insatiable; as, insatiate thirst.
Insaturable (a.) Not capable of being saturated or satisfied.
Inscient (a.) Having little or no knowledge; ignorant; stupid; silly.
Inscient (a.) Having knowledge or insight; intelligent.
Inscribable (a.) Capable of being inscribed, -- used specif. (Math.) of solids or plane figures capable of being inscribed in other solids or figures.
Inscriptible (a.) Capable of being inscribed; inscribable.
Inscriptive (a.) Bearing inscription; of the character or nature of an inscription.
Inscrutable (a.) Unsearchable; incapable of being searched into and understood by inquiry or study; impossible or difficult to be explained or accounted for satisfactorily; obscure; incomprehensible; as, an inscrutable design or event.
Insecable (a.) Incapable of being divided by cutting; indivisible.
Insect (a.) Of or pertaining to an insect or insects.
Insect (a.) Like an insect; small; mean; ephemeral.
Insected (a.) Pertaining to, having the nature of, or resembling, an insect.
Insectile (a.) Pertaining to, or having the nature of, insects.
Insectivorous (a.) Feeding or subsisting on insects; carnivorous.
Insectivorous (a.) plants which have some special adaptation for catching and digesting insects, as the sundew, Venus's flytrap, Sarracenia, etc.
Insectivorous (a.) the Insectivora, and to many bats, birds, and reptiles.
Insecure (a.) Not secure; not confident of safety or permanence; distrustful; suspicious; apprehensive of danger or loss.
Insecure (a.) Not effectually guarded, protected, or sustained; unsafe; unstable; exposed to danger or loss.
Insensate (a.) Wanting sensibility; destitute of sense; stupid; foolish.
Insensible (a.) Destitute of the power of feeling or perceiving; wanting bodily sensibility.
Insensible (a.) Not susceptible of emotion or passion; void of feeling; apathetic; unconcerned; indifferent; as, insensible to danger, fear, love, etc.; -- often used with of or to.
Insensible (a.) Incapable of being perceived by the senses; imperceptible. Hence: Progressing by imperceptible degrees; slow; gradual; as, insensible motion.
Insensible (a.) Not sensible or reasonable; meaningless.
Insensitive (a.) Not sensitive; wanting sensation, or wanting acute sensibility.
Insensuous (a.) Not sensuous; not pertaining to, affecting, or addressing, the senses.
Insentiment (a.) Not sentient; not having perception, or the power of perception.
Inseparable (a.) Not separable; incapable of being separated or disjoined.
Inseparable (a.) Invariably attached to some word, stem, or root; as, the inseparable particle un-.
Inseparate (a.) Not separate; together; united.
Inserted (a.) Situated upon, attached to, or growing out of, some part; -- said especially of the parts of the flower; as, the calyx, corolla, and stamens of many flowers are inserted upon the receptacle.
Inservient (a.) Conducive; instrumental.
Insessorial (a.) Pertaining to, or having the character of, perching birds.
Insessorial (a.) Belonging or pertaining to the Insessores.
Inseverable (a.) Incapable of being severed; indivisible; inseparable.
Inshaded (a.) Marked with different shades.
Inshore (a.) Being near or moving towards the shore; as, inshore fisheries; inshore currents.
Inside (a.) Being within; included or inclosed in anything; contained; interior; internal; as, the inside passengers of a stagecoach; inside decoration.
Inside (a.) Adapted to the interior.
Insidious (a.) Lying in wait; watching an opportunity to insnare or entrap; deceitful; sly; treacherous; -- said of persons; as, the insidious foe.
Insidious (a.) Intended to entrap; characterized by treachery and deceit; as, insidious arts.
Insignificant (a.) Not significant; void of signification, sense, or import; meaningless; as, insignificant words.
Insignificant (a.) Having no weight or effect; answering no purpose; unimportant; valueless; futile.
Insignificant (a.) Without weight of character or social standing; mean; contemptible; as, an insignificant person.
Insignificative (a.) Not expressing meaning; not significant.
Insincere (a.) Not being in truth what one appears to be; not sincere; dissembling; hypocritical; disingenuous; deceitful; false; -- said of persons; also of speech, thought; etc.; as, insincere declarations.
Insincere (a.) Disappointing; imperfect; unsound.
Insinuant (a.) Insinuating; insinuative.
Insinuating (a.) Winding, creeping, or flowing in, quietly or stealthily; suggesting; winning favor and confidence insensibly.
Insinuative (a.) Stealing on or into the confidence or affections; having power to gain favor.
Insinuative (a.) Using insinuations; giving hints; insinuating; as, insinuative remark.
Insinuatory (a.) Insinuative.
Insipid (a.) Wanting in the qualities which affect the organs of taste; without taste or savor; vapid; tasteless; as, insipid drink or food.
Insipid (a.) Wanting in spirit, life, or animation; uninteresting; weak; vapid; flat; dull; heavy; as, an insipid woman; an insipid composition.
Insipient (a.) Wanting wisdom; stupid; foolish.
Insistent (a.) Standing or resting on something; as, an insistent wall.
Insistent (a.) Insisting; persistent; persevering.
Insistent (a.) See Incumbent.
Insociable (a.) Incapable of being associated, joined, or connected.
Insociable (a.) Not sociable or companionable; disinc
Insociate (a.) Not associate; without a companion; single; solitary; recluse.
Insolent (a.) Deviating from that which is customary; novel; strange; unusual.
Insolent (a.) Haughty and contemptuous or brutal in behavior or language; overbearing; domineering; grossly rude or disrespectful; saucy; as, an insolent master; an insolent servant.
Insolent (a.) Proceeding from or characterized by insolence; insulting; as, insolent words or behavior.
Insoluble (a.) Not soluble; in capable or difficult of being dissolved, as by a liquid; as, chalk is insoluble in water.
Insoluble (a.) Not to be solved or explained; insolvable; as, an insoluble doubt, question, or difficulty.
Insoluble (a.) Strong.
Insolvable (a.) Not solvable; insoluble; admitting no solution or explanation; as, an insolvable problem or difficulty.
Insolvable (a.) Incapable of being paid or discharged, as debts.
Insolvable (a.) Not capable of being loosed or disentangled; inextricable.
Insolvent (a.) Not solvent; not having sufficient estate to pay one's debts; unable to pay one's debts as they fall due, in the ordinary course of trade and business; as, in insolvent debtor.
Insolvent (a.) Not sufficient to pay all the debts of the owner; as, an insolvent estate.
Insolvent (a.) Relating to persons unable to pay their debts.
Insomnious (a.) Restless; sleepless.
Insonorous (a.) Not clear or melodious.
Insouciant (a.) Careless; heedless; indifferent; unconcerned.
Inspective (a.) Engaged in inspection; inspecting; involving inspection.
Inspectorial (a.) Of or pertaining to an inspector or to inspection.
Inspirable (a.) Capable of being inspired or drawn into the lungs; inhalable; respirable; admitting inspiration.
Inspirational (a.) Pertaining to inspiration.
Inspirtory (a.) Pertaining to, or aiding, inspiration; as, the inspiratory muscles.
Inspired (a.) Breathed in; inhaled.
Inspired (a.) Moved or animated by, or as by, a supernatural influence; affected by divine inspiration; as, the inspired prophets; the inspired writers.
Inspired (a.) Communicated or given as by supernatural or divine inspiration; having divine authority; hence, sacred, holy; -- opposed to uninspired, profane, or secular; as, the inspired writings, that is, the Scriptures.
Inspiring (a.) Animating; cheering; moving; exhilarating; as, an inspiring or scene.
Inspissate (a.) Thick or thickened; inspissated.
Instable (a.) Not stable; not standing fast or firm; unstable; prone to change or recede from a purpose; mutable; inconstant.
Instant (a.) Pressing; urgent; importunate; earnest.
Instant (a.) Closely pressing or impending in respect to time; not deferred; immediate; without delay.
Instant (a.) Present; current.
Instant (a.) A point in duration; a moment; a portion of time too short to be estimated; also, any particular moment.
Instant (a.) A day of the present or current month; as, the sixth instant; -- an elliptical expression equivalent to the sixth of the month instant, i. e., the current month. See Instant, a., 3.
Instantaneous (a.) Done or occurring in an instant, or without any perceptible duration of time; as, the passage of electricity appears to be instantaneous.
Instantaneous (a.) At or during a given instant; as, instantaneous acceleration, velocity, etc.
Instanter (a.) Immediately; instantly; at once; as, he left instanter.
Instilllatory (a.) Belonging to instillation.
Instinct (a.) Urged or stimulated from within; naturally moved or impelled; imbued; animated; alive; quick; as, birds instinct with life.
Instinct (a.) Natural inward impulse; unconscious, involuntary, or unreasoning prompting to any mode of action, whether bodily, or mental, without a distinct apprehension of the end or object to be accomplished.
Instinct (a.) Specif., the natural, unreasoning, impulse by which an animal is guided to the performance of any action, without of improvement in the method.
Instinct (a.) A natural aptitude or knack; a predilection; as, an instinct for order; to be modest by instinct.
Instinctive (a.) Of or pertaining to instinct; derived from, or prompted by, instinct; of the nature of instinct; determined by natural impulse or propensity; acting or produced without reasoning, deliberation, instruction, or experience; spontaneous.
Instipulate (a.) See Exstipulate.
Institute (a.) The act of instituting; institution.
Institute (a.) That which is instituted, established, or fixed, as a law, habit, or custom.
Institute (a.) Hence: An elementary and necessary principle; a precept, maxim, or rule, recognized as established and authoritative; usually in the plural, a collection of such principles and precepts; esp., a comprehensive summary of legal principles and decisions; as, the Institutes of Justinian; Coke's Institutes of the Laws of England. Cf. Digest, n.
Institutional (a.) Pertaining to, or treating of, institutions; as, institutional legends.
Institutional (a.) Instituted by authority.
Institutional (a.) Elementary; rudimental.
Institutionary (a.) Relating to an institution, or institutions.
Institutionary (a.) Containing the first principles or doctrines; elemental; rudimentary.
Institutive (a.) Tending or intended to institute; having the power to establish.
Institutive (a.) Established; depending on, or characterized by, institution or order.
Instratified (a.) Interstratified.
Instruct (a.) Arranged; furnished; provided.
Instruct (a.) Instructed; taught; enlightened.
Instructible (a.) Capable of being instructed; teachable; docible.
Instructional (a.) Pertaining to, or promoting, instruction; educational.
Instructive (a.) Conveying knowledge; serving to instruct or inform; as, experience furnishes very instructive lessons.
Instrumental (a.) Acting as an instrument; serving as a means; contributing to promote; conductive; helpful; serviceable; as, he was instrumental in conducting the business.
Instrumental (a.) Pertaining to, made by, or prepared for, an instrument, esp. a musical instrument; as, instrumental music, distinguished from vocal music.
Instrumental (a.) Applied to a case expressing means or agency; as, the instrumental case. This is found in Sanskrit as a separate case, but in Greek it was merged into the dative, and in Latin into the ablative. In Old English it was a separate case, but has disappeared, leaving only a few anomalous forms.
Instrumentary (a.) Instrumental.
Insubmergible (a.) Not capable of being submerged; buoyant.
Insubordinate (a.) Not submitting to authority; disobedient; rebellious; mutinous.
Insubstantial (a.) Unsubstantial; not real or strong.
Insufferable (a.) Incapable of being suffered, borne, or endured; insupportable; unendurable; intolerable; as, insufferable heat, cold, or pain; insufferable wrongs.
Insufferable (a.) Offensive beyond endurance; detestable.
Insufficient (a.) Not sufficient; not enough; inadequate to any need, use, or purpose; as, the provisions are insufficient in quantity, and defective in quality.
Insufficient (a.) Wanting in strength, power, ability, capacity, or skill; incompetent; incapable; unfit; as, a person insufficient to discharge the duties of an office.
Insuitable (a.) Unsuitable.
Insular (a.) Of or pertaining to an island; of the nature, or possessing the characteristics, of an island; as, an insular climate, fauna, etc.
Insular (a.) Of or pertaining to the people of an island; narrow; circumscribed; illiberal; contracted; as, insular habits, opinions, or prejudices.
Insulary (a.) Insular.
Insulous (a.) Abounding in islands.
Insulse (a.) Insipid; dull; stupid.
Insultable (a.) Capable of being insulted or affronted.
Insulting (a.) Containing, or characterized by, insult or abuse; tending to insult or affront; as, insulting language, treatment, etc.
Insuperable (a.) Incapable of being passed over or surmounted; insurmountable; as, insuperable difficulties.
Insupportable (a.) Incapable of being supported or borne; unendurable; insufferable; intolerable; as, insupportable burdens; insupportable pain.
Insupposable (a.) Incapable of being supposed; not supposable; inconceivable.
Insuppressible (a.) That can not be suppressed or concealed; irrepressible.
Insuppressive (a.) Insuppressible.
Insurable (a.) Capable of being insured against loss, damage, death, etc.; proper to be insured.
Insurgent (a.) Rising in opposition to civil or political authority, or against an established government; insubordinate; rebellious.
Insurmountable (a.) Incapable of being passed over, surmounted, or overcome; insuperable; as, insurmountable difficulty or obstacle.
Insurrectional (a.) Pertaining to insurrection; consisting in insurrection.
Insurrectionary (a.) Pertaining to, or characterized by, insurrection; rebellious; seditious.
Insusceptible (a.) Not susceptible; not capable of being moved, affected, or impressed; that can not feel, receive, or admit; as, a limb insusceptible of pain; a heart insusceptible of pity; a mind insusceptible to flattery.
Insusceptive (a.) Not susceptive or susceptible.
Intact (a.) Untouched, especially by anything that harms, defiles, or the like; uninjured; undefiled; left complete or entire.
Intactible (a.) Alt. of Intactable
Intactable (a.) Not perceptible to the touch.
Intagliated (a.) Engraved in intaglio; as, an intagliated stone.
Intaminated (a.) Uncontaminated.
Intangible (a.) Not tangible; incapable of being touched; not perceptible to the touch; impalpable; imperceptible.
Intastable (a.) Incapable of being tasted; tasteless; unsavory.
Integrable (a.) Capable of being integrated.
Integral (a.) Lacking nothing of completeness; complete; perfect; uninjured; whole; entire.
Integral (a.) Essential to completeness; constituent, as a part; pertaining to, or serving to form, an integer; integrant.
Integral (a.) Of, pertaining to, or being, a whole number or undivided quantity; not fractional.
Integral (a.) Pertaining to, or proceeding by, integration; as, the integral calculus.
Integrant (a.) Making part of a whole; necessary to constitute an entire thing; integral.
Integropallial (a.) Having the pallial
Intellected (a.) Endowed with intellect; having intellectual powers or capacities.
Intellective (a.) Pertaining to, or produced by, the intellect or understanding; intellectual.
Intellective (a.) Having power to understand, know, or comprehend; intelligent; rational.
Intellective (a.) Capable of being perceived by the understanding only, not by the senses.
Intellectual (a.) Belonging to, or performed by, the intellect; mental; as, intellectual powers, activities, etc.
Intellectual (a.) Endowed with intellect; having the power of understanding; having capacity for the higher forms of knowledge or thought; characterized by intelligence or mental capacity; as, an intellectual person.
Intellectual (a.) Suitable for exercising the intellect; formed by, and existing for, the intellect alone; perceived by the intellect; as, intellectual employments.
Intellectual (a.) Relating to the understanding; treating of the mind; as, intellectual philosophy, sometimes called "mental" philosophy.
Intelligencing (a.) Informing; giving information; talebearing.
Intelligent (a.) Endowed with the faculty of understanding or reason; as, man is an intelligent being.
Intelligent (a.) Possessed of intelligence, education, or judgment; knowing; sensible; skilled; marked by intelligence; as, an intelligent young man; an intelligent architect; an intelligent answer.
Intelligent (a.) Gognizant; aware; communicate.
Intelligential (a.) Of or pertaining to the intelligence; exercising or implying understanding; intellectual.
Intelligential (a.) Consisting of unembodied mind; incorporeal.
Intemerate (a.) Alt. of Intemerated
Intemerated (a.) Pure; undefiled.
Intemperant (a.) Intemperate.
Intemperate (a.) Indulging any appetite or passion to excess; immoderate to enjoyments or exertion.
Intemperate (a.) Specifically, addicted to an excessive or habitual use of alcoholic liquors.
Intemperate (a.) Excessive; ungovernable; inordinate; violent; immoderate; as, intemperate language, zeal, etc.; intemperate weather.
Intempestive (a.) Out of season; untimely.
Intenable (a.) Incapable of being held; untenable; not defensible; as, an intenable opinion; an intenable fortress.
Intendant (a.) Attentive.
Intended (a.) Made tense; stretched out; extended; forcible; violent.
Intended (a.) Purposed; designed; as, intended harm or help.
Intended (a.) Betrothed; affianced; as, an intended husband.
Intenerate (a.) To make tender or sensitive; to soften.
Intenerate (a.) Made tender or soft; softened.
Intenible (a.) Incapable of holding or containing.
Intensative (a.) Adding intensity; intensifying.
Intense (a.) Strained; tightly drawn; kept on the stretch; strict; very close or earnest; as, intense study or application; intense thought.
Intense (a.) Extreme in degree; excessive; immoderate; as: (a) Ardent; fervent; as, intense heat. (b) Keen; biting; as, intense cold. (c) Vehement; earnest; exceedingly strong; as, intense passion or hate. (d) Very severe; violent; as, intense pain or anguish. (e) Deep; strong; brilliant; as, intense color or light.
Intensitive (a.) Increasing the force or intensity of; intensive; as, the intensitive words of a sentence.
Intensive (a.) Stretched; admitting of intension, or increase of degree; that can be intensified.
Intensive (a.) Characterized by persistence; intent; unremitted; assiduous; intense.
Intensive (a.) Serving to give force or emphasis; as, an intensive verb or preposition.
Intent (a.) Closely directed; strictly attentive; bent; -- said of the mind, thoughts, etc.; as, a mind intent on self-improvement.
Intent (a.) Having the mind closely directed to or bent on an object; sedulous; eager in pursuit of an object; -- formerly with to, but now with on; as, intent on business or pleasure.
Intentional (a.) Done by intention or design; intended; designed; as, the act was intentional, not accidental.
Intentioned (a.) Having designs; -- chiefly used in composition; as, well-intentioned, having good designs; ill-intentioned, having ill designs.
Interadditive (a.) Added or placed between the parts of another thing, as a clause inserted parenthetically in a sentence.
Interalveolar (a.) Between alveoli; as, the interalveolar septa between adjacent air cells in the lungs.
Interambulacral (a.) Of or pertaining to the interambulacra.
Interamnian (a.) Situated between rivers.
Interarticular (a.) Situated between joints or articulations; as, interarticular cartilages and ligaments.
Interatomic (a.) Between atoms; situated, or acting, between the atoms of bodies; as, interatomic forces.
Interaulic (a.) Existing between royal courts.
Interauricular (a.) Between the auricles; as, the interauricular partition of the heart.
Interaxal (a.) Situated in an interaxis.
Interaxillary (a.) Situated within or between the axils of leaves.
Interbrachial (a.) Between the arms.
Interbranchial (a.) Between the branchiae.
Intercalar (a.) Intercalary.
Intercalary (a.) Inserted or introduced among others in the calendar; as, an intercalary month, day, etc.; -- now applied particularly to the odd day (Feb. 29) inserted in the calendar of leap year. See Bissextile, n.
Intercarotid (a.) Situated between the external and internal carotid arteries; as, an intercarotid ganglion.
Intercarpal (a.) Between the carpal bone; as, intercarpal articulations, ligaments.
Intercartilaginous (a.) Within cartilage; endochondral; as, intercartilaginous ossification.
Intercavernous (a.) Between the cavernous sinuses; as, the intercavernous sinuses connecting the cavernous sinuses at the base of the brain.
Intercedent (a.) Passing between; mediating; pleading.
Intercellular (a.) Lying between cells or cellules; as, intercellular substance, space, or fluids; intercellular blood channels.
Intercentral (a.) Between centers.
Interceptive (a.) Intercepting or tending to intercept.
Intercessional (a.) Pertaining to, of the nature of, or characterized by, intercession or entreaty.
Intercessorial (a.) Intercessory.
Intercessory (a.) Pertaining to, of the nature of, or characterized by, intercession; interceding; as, intercessory prayer.
Interchangeable (a.) Admitting of exchange or mutual substitution.
Interchangeable (a.) Following each other in alternate succession; as, the four interchangeable seasons.
Intercident (a.) Falling or coming between; happening accidentally.
Intercipient (a.) Intercepting; stopping.
Interclavicular (a.) Between the clavicles; as, the interclavicular notch of the sternum.
Interclavicular (a.) Of or pertaining to the interclavicle.
Intercollegiate (a.) Existing or carried on between colleges or universities; as, intercollegiate relations, rivalry, games, etc.
Intercolonial (a.) Between or among colonies; pertaining to the intercourse or mutual relations of colonies; as, intercolonial trade.
Intercolumnar (a.) Between columns or pillars; as, the intercolumnar fibers of Poupart's ligament; an intercolumnar statue.
Intercommunicable (a.) Capable of being mutually communicated.
Intercondylar (a.) Alt. of Intercondyloid
Intercondyloid (a.) Between condyles; as, the intercondylar fossa or notch of the femur.
Intercontinental (a.) Between or among continents; subsisting or carried on between continents; as, intercontinental relations or commerce.
Interconvertible (a.) Convertible the one into the other; as, coin and bank notes are interconvertible.
Intercostal (a.) Between the ribs; pertaining to, or produced by, the parts between the ribs; as, intercostal respiration, in which the chest is alternately enlarged and contracted by the intercostal muscles.
Intercrural (a.) Between crura; -- applied especially to the interneural plates in the vertebral column of many cartilaginous fishes.
Intercurrent (a.) Running between or among; intervening.
Intercurrent (a.) Not belonging to any particular season.
Intercurrent (a.) Said of diseases occurring in the course of another disease.
Intercutaneous (a.) Subcutaneous.
Interdental (a.) Situated between teeth; as, an interdental space, the space between two teeth in a gear wheel.
Interdental (a.) Formed between the upper and lower teeth; as, interdental consonants.
Interdependent (a.) Mutually dependent.
Interdictive (a.) Having the power to prohibit; as, an interdictive sentence.
Interdictory (a.) Belonging to an interdiction; prohibitory.
Interdigital (a.) Between the fingers or toes; as, interdigital space.
Interepimeral (a.) Between the epimeral plates of insects and crustaceans.
Interequinoctial (a.) Coming between the equinoxes.
Interesting (a.) Engaging the attention; exciting, or adapted to excite, interest, curiosity, or emotion; as, an interesting story; interesting news.
Interfacial (a.) Included between two plane surfaces or faces; as, an interfacial angle.
Interfascicular (a.) Between fascicles or bundles; as, the interfascicular spaces of connective tissue.
Interfluent (a.) Alt. of Interfluous
Interfluous (a.) Flowing between or among; intervening.
Interfoliaceous (a.) At the same node with opposite or whorled leaves, but occupying a position between their places of attachment.
Interfollicular (a.) Between follicles; as, the interfollicular septa in a lymphatic gland.
Interfretted (a.) Interlaced; linked together; -- said of charges or bearings. See Fretted.
Interfulgent (a.) Shining between.
Interganglionic (a.) Between and uniting the nervous ganglions; as, interganglionic cords.
Interglobular (a.) Between globules; -- applied esp. to certain small spaces, surrounded by minute globules, in dentine.
Interhemal (a.) Alt. of Interhaemal
Interhaemal (a.) Between the hemal arches or hemal spines.
Interhyal (a.) Of or pertaining to a segment sometimes present at the proximal end of the hyoidean arch.
Interior (a.) Being within any limits, inclosure, or substance; inside; internal; inner; -- opposed to exterior, or superficial; as, the interior apartments of a house; the interior surface of a hollow ball.
Interior (a.) Remote from the limits, frontier, or shore; inland; as, the interior parts of a region or country.
Interjacent (a.) Lying or being between or among; intervening; as, interjacent isles.
Interjectional (a.) Thrown in between other words or phrases; parenthetical; ejaculatory; as, an interjectional remark.
Interjectional (a.) Pertaining to, or having the nature of, an interjection; consisting of natural and spontaneous exclamations.
Interjectionary (a.) Interjectional.
Interlamellar (a.) Alt. of Interlaminar
Interlaminar (a.) Between lammellae or laminae; as, interlamellar spaces.
Interlaminated (a.) Placed between, or containing, laminae or plates.
Interlobar (a.) Between lobes; as, the interlobar notch of the liver; the interlobar ducts of a gland.
Interlobular (a.) Between lobules; as, the interlobular branches of the portal vein.
Interlocutory (a.) Consisting of, or having the nature of, dialogue; conversational.
Interlocutory (a.) Intermediate; not final or definitive; made or done during the progress of an action.
Interlucent (a.) Shining between.
Interluded (a.) Inserted in the manner of an interlude; having or containing interludes.
Interlunar (a.) Alt. of Interlunary
Interlunary (a.) Belonging or pertaining to the time when the moon, at or near its conjunction with the sun, is invisible.
Intermandibular (a.) Between the mandibles; interramal; as, the intermandibular space.
Intermaxillary (a.) Between the maxillary bones.
Intermaxillary (a.) Of or pertaining to the intermaxillae.
Intermeddlesome (a.) Inc
Intermedial (a.) Lying between; intervening; intermediate.
Intermedian (a.) Intermediate.
Intermediary (a.) Lying, coming, or done, between; intermediate; as, an intermediary project.
Intermediate (a.) Lying or being in the middle place or degree, or between two extremes; coming or done between; intervening; interposed; interjacent; as, an intermediate space or time; intermediate colors.
Intermedious (a.) Intermediate.
Intermembral (a.) Between members or limbs; as, intermembral homology, the correspondence of the limbs with each other.
Intermembranous (a.) Within or beneath a membrane; as, intermembranous ossification.
Intermesenteric (a.) Within the mesentery; as, the intermesenteric, or aortic, plexus.
Intermetacarpal (a.) Between the metacarpal bones.
Intermetatarsal (a.) Between the metatarsal bones.
Interminable (a.) Without termination; admitting no limit; boundless; endless; wearisomely protracted; as, interminable space or duration; interminable sufferings.
Interminate (a.) Endless; as, interminate sleep.
Interminated (a.) Interminable; interminate; endless; unending.
Intermissive (a.) Having temporary cessations; not continual; intermittent.
Intermittent (a.) Coming and going at intervals; alternating; recurrent; periodic; as, an intermittent fever.
Intermontane (a.) Between mountains; as, intermontane soil.
Intermundane (a.) Being, between worlds or orbs.
Intermundian (a.) Intermundane.
Intermural (a.) Lying between walls; inclosed by walls.
Intermuscular (a.) Between muscles; as, intermuscular septa.
Intermutual (a.) Mutual.
Intern (a.) Internal.
Intern (a.) To put for safe keeping in the interior of a place or country; to confine to one locality; as, to intern troops which have fled for refuge to a neutral country.
Internal (a.) Inward; interior; being within any limit or surface; inclosed; -- opposed to external; as, the internal parts of a body, or of the earth.
Internal (a.) Derived from, or dependent on, the thing itself; inherent; as, the internal evidence of the divine origin of the Scriptures.
Internal (a.) Pertaining to its own affairs or interests; especially, (said of a country) domestic, as opposed to foreign; as, internal trade; internal troubles or war.
Internal (a.) Pertaining to the inner being or the heart; spiritual.
Internal (a.) Intrinsic; inherent; real.
Internal (a.) Lying toward the mesial plane; mesial.
Internasal (a.) Between the nasal cavities; as, the internasal cartilage.
International (a.) Between or among nations; pertaining to the intercourse of nations; participated in by two or more nations; common to, or affecting, two or more nations.
International (a.) Of or concerning the association called the International.
Interne (a.) That which is within; the interior.
Interneciary (a.) Alt. of Internecinal
Internecinal (a.) Internecine.
Internecine (a.) Involving, or accompanied by, mutual slaughter; mutually destructive.
Internecive (a.) Internecine.
Interneural (a.) Between the neural arches or neural spines.
Internodal (a.) Of or pertaining to internodes; intervening between nodes or joints.
Internodial (a.) Internodal.
Internuncial (a.) Of or pertaining to an internuncio.
Internuncial (a.) Communicating or transmitting impressions between different parts of the body; -- said of the nervous system.
Interoceanic (a.) Between oceans; connecting oceans; as, interoceanic communication; an interoceanic canal.
Interocular (a.) Between, or within, the eyes; as, the interocular distance; situated between the eyes, as the antennae of some insects.
Interpercular (a.) Of or pertaining to the interoperculum.
Interorbital (a.) Between the orbits; as, the interorbital septum.
Interosculant (a.) Mutually touching or intersecting; as, interosculant circles.
Interosculant (a.) Uniting two groups; -- said of certain genera which connect family groups, or of species that connect genera. See Osculant.
Interosseal (a.) Alt. of Interosseous
Interosseous (a.) Situated between bones; as, an interosseous ligament.
Interparietal (a.) Between the parietal bones or cartilages; as, the interparietal suture.
Interpedencular (a.) Between peduncles; esp., between the peduncles, or crura, of the cerebrum.
Interpellant (a.) Interpelling; interrupting.
Interpenetrative (a.) Penetrating among or between other substances; penetrating each the other; mutually penetrative.
Interpetalary (a.) Between the petals of a flower.
Interpetiolar (a.) Being between petioles. Cf. Intrapetiolar.
Interphalangeal (a.) Between phalanges; as, interphalangeal articulations.
Interplanetary (a.) Between planets; as, interplanetary spaces.
Interpolable (a.) That may be interpolated; suitable to be interpolated.
Interpolated (a.) Inserted in, or added to, the original; introduced; foisted in; changed by the insertion of new or spurious matter.
Interpolated (a.) Provided with necessary interpolations; as, an interpolated table.
Interpolated (a.) Introduced or determined by interpolation; as, interpolated quantities or numbers.
Interpretable (a.) Admitting of interpretation; capable of being interpreted or explained.
Interpretative (a.) Designed or fitted to interpret; explanatory.
Interpretative (a.) According to interpretation; constructive.
Interpretive (a.) Interpretative.
Interpubic (a.) Between the pubic bones or cartilages; as, the interpubic disk.
Interradial (a.) Between the radii, or rays; -- in zoology, said of certain parts of radiate animals; as, the interradial plates of a starfish.
Interramal (a.) Between rami or branches; esp., between the mandibles, or rami of the lower jaw; intermandibular.
Interrelated (a.) Having a mutual or reciprocal relation or parallelism; correlative.
Interrenal (a.) Between the kidneys; as, the interrenal body, an organ found in many fishes.
Interrepellent (a.) Mutually repellent.
Interrogative (a.) Denoting a question; expressed in the form of a question; as, an interrogative sentence; an interrogative pronoun.
Interrogatory (a.) Containing, expressing, or implying a question; as, an interrogatory sentence.
Interrupted (a.) Broken; intermitted; suddenly stopped.
Interrupted (a.) Irregular; -- said of any arrangement whose symmetry is destroyed by local causes, as when leaflets are interposed among the leaves in a pinnate leaf.
Interruptive (a.) Tending to interrupt; interrupting.
Interscapular (a.) Between the scapulae or shoulder blades.
Interscapular (a.) Pertaining to the upper back, or the part between the shoulders; as, the interscapular feathers.
Interscendent (a.) Having exponents which are radical quantities; -- said of certain powers; as, xA2, or xAa.
Intersecant (a.) Dividing into parts; crossing; intersecting.
Intersectional (a.) Pertaining to, or formed by, intersections.
Interseptal (a.) Between septa; as, the interseptal spaces or zones, between the transparent, or septal, zones in striated muscle; the interseptal chambers of a shell, or of a seed vessel.
Intersesamoid (a.) Between sesamoid bones; as, intersesamoid ligaments.
Intersidereal (a.) Between or among constellations or stars; interstellar.
Intersocial (a.) Pertaining to the mutual intercourse or relations of persons in society; social.
Intersomnious (a.) Between the times of sleeping; in an interval of wakefulness.
Interspinal (a.) Alt. of Interspinous
Interspinous (a.) Between spines; esp., between the spinous processes of the vertebral column.
Interstapedial (a.) Pertaining to a part of the columella of the ear, between the stapes and the mediostapedial.
Interstate (a.) Pertaining to the mutual relations of States; existing between, or including, different States; as, interstate commerce.
Interstellar (a.) Between or among the stars; as, interstellar space.
Interstellary (a.) Interstellar.
Intersternal (a.) Between the sternal; -- said of certain membranes or parts of insects and crustaceans.
Intersticed (a.) Provided with interstices; having interstices between; situated at intervals.
Interstinctive (a.) Distinguishing.
Interstitial (a.) Of or pertaining to interstices; intermediate; within the tissues; as, interstitial cavities or spaces in the tissues of animals or plants.
Interstratified (a.) Stratified among or between other bodies; as, interstratified rocks.
Intertarsal (a.) Between the tarsal bones; as, the intertarsal articulations.
Interthoracic (a.) In the thorax.
Intertissued (a.) Interwoven.
Intertranspicuous (a.) Transpicuous within or between.
Intertransverse (a.) Between the transverse processes of the vertebrae.
Intertrochanteric (a.) Between the trochanters of the femur.
Intertropical (a.) Situated between or within the tropics.
Intertubular (a.) Between tubes or tubules; as, intertubular cells; intertubular substance.
Interungular (a.) Alt. of Interungulate
Interungulate (a.) Between ungulae; as, interungular glands.
Interveined (a.) Intersected, as with veins.
Intervenient (a.) Being or coming between; intercedent; interposed.
Interventricular (a.) Between the ventricles; as, the interventricular partition of the heart.
Intervertebral (a.) Between vertebrae.
Intervisible (a.) Mutually visible, or in sight, the one from the other, as stations.
Intervital (a.) Between two lives.
Intestable (a.) Not capable of making a will; not legally qualified or competent to make a testament.
Intestate (a.) Without having made a valid will; without a will; as, to die intestate.
Intestate (a.) Not devised or bequeathed; not disposed of by will; as, an intestate estate.
Intestinal (a.) Of or pertaining to the intestines of an animal; as, the intestinal tube; intestinal digestion; intestinal ferments.
Intestine (a.) Internal; inward; -- opposed to external.
Intestine (a.) Internal with regard to a state or country; domestic; not foreign; -- applied usually to that which is evil; as, intestine disorders, calamities, etc.
Intestine (a.) Depending upon the internal constitution of a body or entity; subjective.
Intestine (a.) Shut up; inclosed.
Intestine (a.) That part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus. See Illust. of Digestive apparatus.
Intestine (a.) The bowels; entrails; viscera.
Intextured (a.) Inwrought; woven in.
Intimate (a.) Innermost; inward; internal; deep-seated; hearty.
Intimate (a.) Near; close; direct; thorough; complete.
Intimate (a.) Close in friendship or acquaintance; familiar; confidential; as, an intimate friend.
Intimate (a.) To announce; to declare; to publish; to communicate; to make known.
Intimate (a.) To suggest obscurely or indirectly; to refer to remotely; to give slight notice of; to hint; as, he intimated his intention of resigning his office.
Intime (a.) Inward; internal; intimate.
Intimidatory (a.) Tending or serving to intimidate.
Intolerable (a.) Not tolerable; not capable of being borne or endured; not proper or right to be allowed; insufferable; insupportable; unbearable; as, intolerable pain; intolerable heat or cold; an intolerable burden.
Intolerable (a.) Enormous.
Intolerant (a.) Not enduring; not able to endure.
Intolerant (a.) Not tolerating difference of opinion or sentiment, especially in religious matters; refusing to allow others the enjoyment of their opinions, rights, or worship; unjustly impatient of the opinion of those disagree with us; not tolerant; unforbearing; bigoted.
Intolerated (a.) Not tolerated.
Intolerating (a.) Intolerant.
Intoxicate (a.) Intoxicated.
Intoxicate (a.) Overexcited, as with joy or grief.
Intoxicating (a.) Producing intoxication; fitted to intoxicate; as, intoxicating liquors.
Intraaxillary (a.) Situated below the point where a leaf joins the stem.
Intracellular (a.) Within a cell; as, the intracellular movements seen in the pigment cells, the salivary cells, and in the protoplasm of some vegetable cells.
Intracolic (a.) Within the colon; as, the intracolic valve.
Intracranial (a.) Within the cranium or skull.
Intractable (a.) Not tractable; not easily governed, managed, or directed; indisposed to be taught, discip
Intractile (a.) Not tractile; incapable of being drawn out or extended.
Intrafoliaceous (a.) Growing immediately above, or in front of, a leaf; as, intrafoliaceous stipules.
Intralobular (a.) Within lobules; as, the intralobular branches of the hepatic veins.
Intramarginal (a.) Situated within the margin.
Intramercurial (a.) Between the planet Mercury and the sun; -- as, the hypothetical Vulcan is intramercurial.
Intramolecular (a.) Between molecules; situated, or acting, between the molecules of bodies.
Intramundane (a.) Being within the material world; -- opposed to extramundane.
Intramural (a.) Being within the walls, as of a city.
Intramural (a.) Being within the substance of the walls of an organ; as, intramural pregnancy.
Intranscalent (a.) Impervious to heat; adiathermic.
Intransgressible (a.) Incapable of being transgressed; not to be passes over or crossed.
Intranssient (a.) Not transient; remaining; permanent.
Intransigent (a.) Refusing compromise; uncompromising; irreconcilable.
Intransitive (a.) Not passing farther; kept; detained.
Intransitive (a.) Not transitive; not passing over to an object; expressing an action or state that is limited to the agent or subject, or, in other words, an action which does not require an object to complete the sense; as, an intransitive verb, e. g., the bird flies; the dog runs.
Intransmissible (a.) Not capable of being transmitted.
Intransmutable (a.) Not capable of being transmuted or changed into another substance.
Intrant (a.) Entering; penetrating.
Intranuclear (a.) Within the nucleus of a cell; as. the intranuclear network of fibrils, seen in the first stages of karyokinesis.
Intraparietal (a.) Situated or occurring within an inclosure; shut off from public sight; private; secluded; retired.
Intrapetiolar (a.) Situated between the petiole and the stem; -- said of the pair of stipules at the base of a petiole when united by those margins next the petiole, thus seeming to form a single stipule between the petiole and the stem or branch; -- often confounded with interpetiolar, from which it differs essentially in meaning.
Intraterritorial (a.) Within the territory or a territory.
Intrathoracic (a.) Within the thora/ or chest.
Intratropical (a.) Within the tropics.
Intrauterine (a.) Within the uterus or womb; as, intrauterine hemorrhage.
Intravalvular (a.) Between valves.
Intravenous (a.) Within the veins.
Intraventricular (a.) Within or between ventricles.
Intreatable (a.) Not to be entreated; inexorable.
Intreatful (a.) Full of entreaty.
Intrenchant (a.) Not to be gashed or marked with furrows.
Intrepid (a.) Not trembling or shaking with fear; fearless; bold; brave; undaunted; courageous; as, an intrepid soldier; intrepid spirit.
Intricable (a.) Entangling.
Intricate (a.) Entangled; involved; perplexed; complicated; difficult to understand, follow, arrange, or adjust; as, intricate machinery, labyrinths, accounts, plots, etc.
Intrinse (a.) Tightly drawn; or (perhaps) intricate.
Intrinsic (a.) Inward; internal; hence, true; genuine; real; essential; inherent; not merely apparent or accidental; -- opposed to extrinsic; as, the intrinsic value of gold or silver; the intrinsic merit of an action; the intrinsic worth or goodness of a person.
Intrinsic (a.) Included wholly within an organ or limb, as certain groups of muscles; -- opposed to extrinsic.
Intrinsical (a.) Intrinsic.
Intrinsical (a.) Intimate; closely familiar.
Intrinsicate (a.) Intricate.
Introductive (a.) Serving to introduce; introductory.
Introductory (a.) Serving to introduce something else; leading to the main subject or business; preliminary; prefatory; as, introductory proceedings; an introductory discourse.
Introflexed (a.) Flexed or bent inward.
Intromittent (a.) Throwing, or allowing to pass, into or within.
Intromittent (a.) Used in copulation; -- said of the external reproductive organs of the males of many animals, and sometimes of those of the females.
Introrse (a.) Turning or facing inward, or toward the axis of the part to which it belongs.
Introspective (a.) Inspecting within; seeing inwardly; capable of, or exercising, inspection; self-conscious.
Introspective (a.) Involving the act or results of conscious knowledge of physical phenomena; -- contrasted with associational.
Introvenient (a.) Coming in together; entering; commingling.
Intrusional (a.) Of or pertaining to intrusion.
Intrusive (a.) Apt to intrude; characterized by intrusion; entering without right or welcome.
Intuitional (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, intuition; characterized by intuition; perceived by intuition; intuitive.
Intuitive (a.) Seeing clearly; as, an intuitive view; intuitive vision.
Intuitive (a.) Knowing, or perceiving, by intuition; capable of knowing without deduction or reasoning.
Intuitive (a.) Received. reached, obtained, or perceived, by intuition; as, intuitive judgment or knowledge; -- opposed to deductive.
Intumescent (a.) Swelling up; expanding.
Intumulated (a.) Unburied.
Intussuscepted (a.) Received into some other thing or part, as a sword into a sheath; invaginated.
Inuncted (a.) Anointed.
Inundant (a.) Overflowing.
Inunderstanding (a.) Void of understanding.
Inurbane (a.) Uncivil; unpolished; rude.
Inusitate (a.) Unusual.
Inust (a.) Burnt in.
Inutile (a.) Useless; unprofitable.
Inutterable (a.) Unutterable; inexpressible.
Invaginate (a.) Alt. of Invaginated
Invaginated (a.) Sheathed.
Invaginated (a.) Having one portion of a hollow organ drawn back within another portion.
Invaletudinary (a.) Wanting health; valetudinary.
Invalid (a.) Of no force, weight, or cogency; not valid; weak.
Invalid (a.) Having no force, effect, or efficacy; void; null; as, an invalid contract or agreement.
Invalid (a.) A person who is weak and infirm; one who is disabled for active service; especially, one in chronic ill health.
Invalorous (a.) Not valorous; cowardly.
Invaluable (a.) Valuable beyond estimation; inestimable; priceless; precious.
Invalued (a.) Inestimable.
Invariable (a.) Not given to variation or change; unalterable; unchangeable; always uniform.
Invasive (a.) Tending to invade; characterized by invasion; aggressive.
Invected (a.) Having a border or out
Invective (a.) Characterized by invection; critical; denunciatory; satirical; abusive; railing.
Invendible (a.) Not vendible or salable.
Inventful (a.) Full of invention.
Inventible (a.) Capable of being invented.
Inventious (a.) Inventive.
Inventive (a.) Able and apt to invent; quick at contrivance; ready at expedients; as, an inventive head or genius.
Inventorial (a.) Of or pertaining to an inventory.
Inverse (a.) Opposite in order, relation, or effect; reversed; inverted; reciprocal; -- opposed to direct.
Inverse (a.) Inverted; having a position or mode of attachment the reverse of that which is usual.
Inverse (a.) Opposite in nature and effect; -- said with reference to any two operations, which, when both are performed in succession upon any quantity, reproduce that quantity; as, multiplication is the inverse operation to division. The symbol of an inverse operation is the symbol of the direct operation with -1 as an index. Thus sin-1 x means the arc whose sine is x.
Invert (a.) Subjected to the process of inversion; inverted; converted; as, invert sugar.
Invertebral (a.) Same as Invertebrate.
Invertebrate (a.) Destitute of a backbone; having no vertebrae; of or pertaining to the Invertebrata.
Invertebrated (a.) Having no backbone; invertebrate.
Inverted (a.) Changed to a contrary or counterchanged order; reversed; characterized by inversion.
Inverted (a.) Situated apparently in reverse order, as strata when folded back upon themselves by upheaval.
Invertible (a.) Capable of being inverted or turned.
Invertible (a.) Capable of being changed or converted; as, invertible sugar.
Invertible (a.) Incapable of being turned or changed.
Investient (a.) Covering; clothing.
Investigable (a.) Capable or susceptible of being investigated; admitting research.
Investigable (a.) Unsearchable; inscrutable.
Investigative (a.) Given to investigation; inquisitive; curious; searching.
Investive (a.) Investing.
Inveterate (a.) Old; long-established.
Inveterate (a.) Firmly established by long continuance; obstinate; deep-rooted; of long standing; as, an inveterate disease; an inveterate abuse.
Inveterate (a.) Having habits fixed by long continuance; confirmed; habitual; as, an inveterate idler or smoker.
Inveterate (a.) Malignant; virulent; spiteful.
Invict (a.) Invincible.
Invidious (a.) Envious; malignant.
Invidious (a.) Worthy of envy; desirable; enviable.
Invidious (a.) Likely to incur or produce ill will, or to provoke envy; hateful; as, invidious distinctions.
Invincible (a.) Incapable of being conquered, overcome, or subdued; unconquerable; insuperable; as, an invincible army, or obstacle.
Inviolable (a.) Not violable; not susceptible of hurt, wound, or harm (used with respect to either physical or moral damage); not susceptible of being profaned or corrupted; sacred; holy; as, inviolable honor or chastity; an inviolable shrine.
Inviolable (a.) Unviolated; uninjured; undefiled; uncorrupted.
Inviolable (a.) Not capable of being broken or violated; as, an inviolable covenant, agreement, promise, or vow.
Inviolate (a.) Alt. of Inviolated
Inviolated (a.) Not violated; uninjured; unhurt; unbroken.
Inviolated (a.) Not corrupted, defiled, or profaned; chaste; pure.
Invious (a.) Untrodden.
Invirile (a.) Deficient in manhood; unmanly; effeminate.
Inviscerate (a.) Deep-seated; internal.
Invisible (a.) Incapable of being seen; not perceptible by vision; not visible.
Invitatory (a.) Using or containing invitations.
Invitiate (a.) Not vitiated.
Inviting (a.) Alluring; tempting; as, an inviting amusement or prospect.
Invitrifiable (a.) Not admitting of being vitrified, or converted into glass.
Invocatory (a.) Making or containing invocation; invoking.
Involucellate (a.) Furnished with involucels.
Involucral (a.) Pertaining to, possessing, or like, an involucrum.
Involucrate (a.) Alt. of Involucrated
Involucrated (a.) Having an involucre; involucred.
Involucred (a.) Having an involucre, as umbels, heads, etc.
Involuntary (a.) Not having will or the power of choice.
Involuntary (a.) Not under the influence or control of the will; not voluntary; as, the involuntary movements of the body; involuntary muscle fibers.
Involuntary (a.) Not proceeding from choice; done unwillingly; reluctant; compulsory; as, involuntary submission.
Involute (a.) Alt. of Involuted
Involuted (a.) Rolled inward from the edges; -- said of leaves in vernation, or of the petals of flowers in aestivation.
Involuted (a.) Turned inward at the margin, as the exterior lip of the Cyprea.
Involuted (a.) Rolled inward spirally.
Involved (a.) Same as Involute.
Invulgar (a.) Not vulgar; refined; elegant.
Invulnerable (a.) Incapable of being wounded, or of receiving injury.
Invulnerable (a.) Unanswerable; irrefutable; that can not be refuted or convinced; as, an invulnerable argument.
Invulnerate (a.) Invulnerable.
Inward (a.) Being or placed within; inner; interior; -- opposed to outward.
Inward (a.) Seated in the mind, heart, spirit, or soul.
Inward (a.) Intimate; domestic; private.
Inward (a.) Alt. of Inwards
Inwards (a.) Toward the inside; toward the center or interior; as, to bend a thing inward.
Inwards (a.) Into, or toward, the mind or thoughts; inwardly; as, to turn the attention inward.
Iodic (a.) to, or containing, iodine; specif., denoting those compounds in which it has a relatively high valence; as, iodic acid.
Iodous (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, iodine. See -ous (chemical suffix).
Ionian (a.) Of or pertaining to Ionia or the Ionians; Ionic.
Ionic (a.) Of or pertaining to Ionia or the Ionians.
Ionic (a.) Pertaining to the Ionic order of architecture, one of the three orders invented by the Greeks, and one of the five recognized by the Italian writers of the sixteenth century. Its distinguishing feature is a capital with spiral volutes. See Illust. of Capital.
Ionic (a.) Of or pertaining to an ion; composed of ions.
Ipomoeic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid obtained by the oxidation of convolvulin (obtained from jalap, the tubers of Ipomoea purga), and identical in most of its properties with sebacic acid.
Iracund (a.) Irascible; choleric.
Iranian (a.) Of or pertaining to Iran.
Iranic (a.) Iranian.
Irascible (a.) Prone to anger; easily provoked or inflamed to anger; choleric; irritable; as, an irascible man; an irascible temper or mood.
Irate (a.) Angry; incensed; enraged.
Ireful (a.) Full of ire; angry; wroth.
Irenic (a.) Alt. of Irenical
Irenical (a.) Fitted or designed to promote peace; pacific; conciliatory; peaceful.
Irian (a.) Of or pertaining to the iris.
Iridaceous (a.) Alt. of Irideous
Irideous (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, a large natural order of endogenous plants (Iridaceae), which includes the genera Iris, Ixia, Crocus, Gladiolus, and many others.
Iridal (a.) Of or pertaining to the iris or rainbow; prismatic; as, the iridal colors.
Iridescent (a.) Having colors like the rainbow; exhibiting a play of changeable colors; nacreous; prismatic; as, iridescent glass.
Iridian (a.) Of or pertaining to the iris or rainbow.
Iridiated (a.) Iridescent.
Iridic (a.) Of or pertaining to the iris of the eye.
Iridic (a.) Of or pertaining to iridium; -- said specifically of those compounds in which iridium has a relatively high valence.
Iridious (a.) Of or pertaining to iridium; -- applied specifically to compounds in which iridium has a low valence.
Irisated (a.) Exhibiting the prismatic colors; irised; iridescent.
Irised (a.) Having colors like those of the rainbow; iridescent.
Irish (a.) Of or pertaining to Ireland or to its inhabitants; produced in Ireland.
Irksome (a.) Wearisome; tedious; disagreeable or troublesome by reason of long continuance or repetition; as, irksome hours; irksome tasks.
Irksome (a.) Weary; vexed; uneasy.
Ironbound (a.) Bound as with iron; rugged; as, an ironbound coast.
Ironbound (a.) Rigid; unyielding; as, ironbound traditions.
Iron-cased (a.) Cased or covered with iron, as a vessel; ironclad.
Ironclad (a.) Clad in iron; protected or covered with iron, as a vessel for naval warfare.
Ironclad (a.) Rigorous; severe; exacting; as, an ironclad oath or pledge.
Iron-fisted (a.) Closefisted; stingy; mean.
Iron-gray (a.) Of a gray color, somewhat resembling that of iron freshly broken.
Iron-hearted (a.) Hard-hearted; unfeeling; cruel; as, an iron-hearted master.
Ironic (a.) Ironical.
Ironical (a.) Pertaining to irony; containing, expressing, or characterized by, irony; as, an ironical remark.
Ironical (a.) Addicted to the use of irony; given to irony.
Ironish (a.) Resembling iron, as in taste.
Iron-sick (a.) Having the ironwork loose or corroded; -- said of a ship when her bolts and nails are so eaten with rust that she has become leaky.
Iron-sided (a.) Having iron sides, or very firm sides.
Irony (a.) Made or consisting of iron; partaking of iron; iron; as, irony chains; irony particles.
Irony (a.) Resembling iron taste, hardness, or other physical property.
Irous (a.) Irascible; passionate.
Irp (a.) Making irps.
Irradiant (a.) Irradiating or illuminating; as, the irradiant moon.
Irradiate (a.) Illuminated; irradiated.
Irrational (a.) Not rational; void of reason or understanding; as, brutes are irrational animals.
Irrational (a.) Not according to reason; absurd; foolish.
Irrational (a.) Not capable of being exactly expressed by an integral number, or by a vulgar fraction; surd; -- said especially of roots. See Surd.
Irrebuttable (a.) Incapable of being rebutted.
Irreceptive (a.) Not receiving; incapable of receiving.
Irreclaimable (a.) Incapable of being reclaimed.
Irrecognizable (a.) Not recognizable.
Irreconcilable (a.) Not reconcilable; implacable; incompatible; inconsistent; disagreeing; as, irreconcilable enemies, statements.
Irrecordable (a.) Not fit or possible to be recorded.
Irrecoverable (a.) Not capable of being recovered, regained, or remedied; irreparable; as, an irrecoverable loss, debt, or injury.
Irrecuperable (a.) Irrecoverable.
Irrecured (a.) Incurable.
Irrecusable (a.) Not liable to exception or rejection.
Irredeemable (a.) Not redeemable; that can not be redeemed; not payable in gold or silver, as a bond; -- used especially of such government notes, issued as currency, as are not convertible into coin at the pleasure of the holder.
Irreducible (a.) Incapable of being reduced, or brought into a different state; incapable of restoration to its proper or normal condition; as, an irreducible hernia.
Irreducible (a.) Incapable of being reduced to a simpler form of expression; as, an irreducible formula.
Irreflective (a.) Not reflective.
Irrefromable (a.) Incapable of being reformed; incorrigible.
Irrefragable (a.) Not refragable; not to be gainsaid or denied; not to be refuted or overthrown; unanswerable; incontestable; undeniable; as, an irrefragable argument; irrefragable evidence.
Irrefrangible (a.) Not refrangible; that can not be refracted in passing from one medium to another.
Irrefutable (a.) Incapable of being refuted or disproved; indisputable.
Irregular (a.) Not regular; not conforming to a law, method, or usage recognized as the general rule; not according to common form; not conformable to nature, to the rules of moral rectitude, or to established principles; not normal; unnatural; immethodical; unsymmetrical; erratic; no straight; not uniform; as, an irregular
Irregulous (a.) Lawless.
Irrejectable (a.) That can not be rejected; irresistible.
Irrelapsable (a.) Not liable to relapse; secure.
Irrelate (a.) Irrelative; unconnected.
Irrelative (a.) Not relative; without mutual relations; unconnected.
Irrelavant (a.) Not relevant; not applicable or pertinent; not bearing upon or serving to support; foreign; extraneous; as, testimony or arguments irrelevant to a case.
Irrelievable (a.) Not admitting relief; incurable; hopeless.
Irreligious (a.) Destitute of religion; not controlled by religious motives or principles; ungodly. Cf. Impious.
Irreligious (a.) Indicating a want of religion; profane; wicked; as, irreligious speech.
Irremeable (a.) Admitting no return; as, an irremeable way.
Irremediable (a.) Not to be remedied, corrected, or redressed; incurable; as, an irremediable disease or evil.
Irremissible (a.) Not remissible; unpardonable; as, irremissible crimes.
Irremissive (a.) Not remitting; unforgiving.
Irremittable (a.) Not capable of being remitted; irremissible.
Irremovable (a.) Not removable; immovable; inflexible.
Irremunerable (a.) Not remunerable; not capable of remuneration.
Irrenowned (a.) Not renowned.
Irreparable (a.) Not reparable; not capable of being repaired, recovered, regained, or remedied; irretrievable; irremediable; as, an irreparable breach; an irreparable loss.
Irrepealable (a.) Not repealable; not capable of being repealed or revoked, as a law.
Irrepleviable (a.) Alt. of Irreplevisable
Irreplevisable (a.) Not capable of being replevied.
Irreprehensible (a.) Not reprehensible; blameless; innocent.
Irrepresentable (a.) Not capable of being represented or portrayed.
Irrepressible (a.) Not capable of being repressed, restrained, or controlled; as, irrepressible joy; an irrepressible conflict.
Irreproachable (a.) Not reproachable; above reproach; not deserving reproach; blameless.
Irreprovable (a.) Incapable of being justly reproved; irreproachable; blameless; upright.
Irreptitious (a.) Surreptitious; spurious.
Irreputable (a.) Disreputable.
Irresilient (a.) Not resilient; not recoiling or rebounding; inelastic.
Irresistible (a.) That can not be successfully resisted or opposed; superior to opposition; resistless; overpowering; as, an irresistible attraction.
Irresistless (a.) Irresistible.
Irresoluble (a.) Incapable of being dissolved or resolved into parts; insoluble.
Irresoluble (a.) Incapable of being relieved or assisted.
Irresolute (a.) Not resolute; not decided or determined; wavering; given to doubt or irresolution.
Irresolvable (a.) Incapable of being resolved; not separable into component parts.
Irrespective (a.) Without regard for conditions, circumstances, or consequences; unbiased; independent; impartial; as, an irrespective judgment.
Irrespective (a.) Disrespectful.
Irrespirable (a.) Unfit for respiration; not having the qualities necessary to support animal life; as, irrespirable air.
Irresponsible (a.) Nor responsible; not liable or able to answer fro consequences; innocent.
Irresponsible (a.) Not to be trusted; unreliable.
Irresponsive (a.) Not responsive; not able, ready, or inc
Irresuscitable (a.) Incapable of being resuscitated or revived.
Irretentive (a.) Not retentive; as, an irretentive memory.
Irretraceable (a.) Incapable of being retraced; not retraceable.
Irretractile (a.) Not retractile.
Irretractile (a.) Not tractile or ductile.
Irretrievable (a.) Not retrievable; irrecoverable; irreparable; as, an irretrievable loss.
Irreturnable (a.) Not to be returned.
Irrevealable (a.) Incapable of being revealed.
Irreverend (a.) Irreverent.
Irreverent (a.) Not reverent; showing a want of reverence; expressive of a want of veneration; as, an irreverent babbler; an irreverent jest.
Irreversible (a.) Incapable of being reversed or turned about or back; incapable of being made to run backward; as, an irreversible engine.
Irreversible (a.) Incapable of being reversed, recalled, repealed, or annulled; as, an irreversible sentence or decree.
Irrevocable (a.) Incapable of being recalled or revoked; unchangeable; irreversible; unalterable; as, an irrevocable promise or decree; irrevocable fate.
Irrevokable (a.) Irrevocable.
Irrevoluble (a.) That has no finite period of revolution; not revolving.
Irrhetorical (a.) Not rethorical.
Irriguous (a.) Watered; watery; moist; dewy.
Irriguous (a.) Gently penetrating or pervading.
Irrisible (a.) Not risible.
Irritable (a.) Capable of being irriated.
Irritable (a.) Very susceptible of anger or passion; easily inflamed or exasperated; as, an irritable temper.
Irritable (a.) Endowed with irritability; susceptible of irritation; capable of being excited to action by the application of certain stimuli.
Irritable (a.) Susceptible of irritation; unduly sensitive to irritants or stimuli. See Irritation, n., 3.
Irritant (a.) Rendering null and void; conditionally invalidating.
Irritant (a.) Irritating; producing irritation or inflammation.
Irritate (a.) Excited; heightened.
Irritative (a.) Serving to excite or irritate; irritating; as, an irritative agent.
Irritative (a.) Accompanied with, or produced by, increased action or irritation; as, an irritative fever.
Irritatory (a.) Exciting; producing irritation; irritating.
Irrorate (a.) Covered with minute grains, appearing like fine sand.
Irrotational (a.) Not rotatory; passing from one point to another by a movement other than rotation; -- said of the movement of parts of a liquid or yielding mass.
Irrubrical (a.) Contrary to the rubric; not rubrical.
Irrupted (a.) Broken with violence.
Irruptive (a.) Rushing in or upon.
Isagelous (a.) Containing the same information; as, isagelous sentences.
Isagogic (a.) Alt. of Isagogical
Isagogical (a.) Introductory; especially, introductory to the study of theology.
Isagon (a.) A figure or polygon whose angles are equal.
Isapostolic (a.) Having equal, or almost equal, authority with the apostles of their teachings.
Isatic (a.) Alt. of Isatinic
Isatinic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, isatin; as, isatic acid, which is also called trioxindol.
Isatropic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid obtained from atropine, and isomeric with cinnamic acid.
Ischias (a.) See Ischial.
Ischiadic (a.) Ischial.
Ischial (a.) Of or pertaining to the ischium or hip; ischiac; ischiadic; ischiatic.
Ischiatic (a.) Same as Ishial.
Ischiocapsular (a.) Of or pertaining to the ischium and the capsule of the hip joint; as, the ischiocapsular ligament.
Ischiorectal (a.) Of or pertaining to the region between the rectum and ishial tuberosity.
Ischuretic (a.) Having the quality of relieving ischury.
Isentropic (a.) Having equal entropy.
Isethionic (a.) Pertaining to, derived from, or designating, an acid, HO.C2H4.SO3H, obtained as an oily or crystal
Ishmaelitish (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, an Ishmaelite or the Ishmaelites.
Isiac (a.) Pertaining to the goddess Isis; as, Isiac mysteries.
Isidorian (a.) Pertaining, or ascribed, to Isidore; as, the Isidorian decretals, a spurious collection of decretals published in the ninth century.
Islamitic (a.) Of or pertaining to Islam; Mohammedan.
Islandy (a.) Of or pertaining to islands; full of islands.
Isobaric (a.) Denoting equal pressure; as, an isobaric
Isobarometric (a.) Indicating equal barometric pressure.
Isobathythermic (a.) Of or pertaining to an isobathytherm; possessing or indicating the same temperature at the same depth.
Isochasmic (a.) Indicating equal auroral display; as, an isochasmic
Isocheimal (a.) Alt. of Isochimal
Isochimal (a.) Pertaining to, having the nature of, or making, isocheims; as, an isocheimal
Isocheimenal (a.) Alt. of Isochimenal
Isochimenal (a.) The same as Isocheimal.
Isocheimic (a.) The same as Isocheimal.
Isochromatic (a.) Having the same color; connecting parts having the same color, as
Isochronal (a.) Uniform in time; of equal time; performed in equal times; recurring at regular intervals; isochronal vibrations or oscillations.
Isochronic (a.) Isochronal.
Isochronous (a.) Same as Isochronal.
Isochroous (a.) Having the same tint or color throughout; uniformly or evenly colored.
Isoclinal (a.) Alt. of Isoclinic
Isoclinic (a.) Of or pertaining to, or indicating, equality of inclination or dip; having equal inclination or dip.
Isocrymal (a.) Pertaining to, having the nature of, or illustrating, an isocryme; as, an isocrymal
Isocrymic (a.) Isocrymal.
Isocyanic (a.) Designating an acid isomeric with cyanic acid.
Isocyanuric (a.) Designating, or pertaining to, an acid isomeric with cyanuric acid, and called also fulminuric acid. See under Fulminuric.
Isodiabatic (a.) Pertaining to the reception or the giving out of equal quantities of heat by a substance.
Isodiametric (a.) Developed alike in the directions of the several lateral axes; -- said of crystals of both the tetragonal and hexagonal systems.
Isodiametric (a.) Having the several diameters nearly equal; -- said of the cells of ordinary parenchyma.
Isodimorphic (a.) Isodimorphous.
Isodimorphous (a.) Having the quality of isodimorphism.
Isodynamic (a.) Of, pertaining to, having, or denoting, equality of force.
Isodynamous (a.) Of equal force or size.
Isogeothermal (a.) Alt. of Isogeothermic
Isogeothermic (a.) Pertaining to, having the nature of, or marking, isogeotherms; as, an isogeothermal
Isogonic (a.) Pertaining to, or noting, equal angles.
Isogonic (a.) Characterized by isogonism.
Isographic (a.) Of or pertaining to isography.
Isohyetose (a.) Of or pertaining to
Isolable (a.) Capable of being isolated, or of being obtained in a pure state; as, gold is isolable.
Isolated (a.) Placed or standing alone; detached; separated from others.
Isologous (a.) Having similar proportions, similar relations, or similar differences of composition; -- said specifically of groups or series which differ by a constant difference; as, ethane, ethylene, and acetylene, or their analogous compounds, form an isologous series.
Isomeric (a.) Having the same percentage composition; -- said of two or more different substances which contain the same ingredients in the same proportions by weight, often used with with. Specif.: (a) Polymeric; i. e., having the same elements united in the same proportion by weight, but with different molecular weights; as, acetylene and benzine are isomeric (polymeric) with each other in this sense. See Polymeric. (b) Metameric; i. e., having the same elements united in the same proport>
Isometric (a.) Alt. of Isometrical
Isometrical (a.) Pertaining to, or characterized by, equality of measure.
Isometrical (a.) Noting, or conforming to, that system of crystallization in which the three axes are of equal length and at right angles to each other; monometric; regular; cubic. Cf. Crystallization.
Isomorphic (a.) Isomorphous.
Isomorphous (a.) Having the quality of isomorphism.
Isonephelic (a.) Having, or indicating, an equal amount of cloudiness for a given period; as, isonephelic regions; an isonephelic
Isonicotinic (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, isonicotine.
Isonicotinic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid isomeric with nicotinic acid.
Isonomic (a.) The same, or equal, in law or right; one in kind or origin; analogous; similar.
Isoperimetrical (a.) Having equal perimeters of circumferences; as, isoperimetrical figures or bodies.
Isopiestic (a.) Having equal pressure.
Isopod (a.) Having the legs similar in structure; belonging to the Isopoda.
Isopodiform (a.) Having the shape of an isopod; -- said of the larvae of certain insects.
Isopodous (a.) Same as Isopod.
Isopogonous (a.) Having the two webs equal in breath; -- said of feathers.
Isopycnic (a.) Having equal density, as different regions of a medium; passing through points at which the density is equal; as, an isopycnic
Isorropic (a.) Of equal value.
Isosceles (a.) Having two legs or sides that are equal; -- said of a triangle.
Isospondylous (a.) Of or pertaining to the Isospondyli; having the anterior vertebrae separate and normal.
Isosporic (a.) Producing but one kind of spore, as the ferns and Equiseta. Cf. Heterosporic.
Isostemonous (a.) Having exactly as many stamens as petals.
Isosulphocyanic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid, HNCS, isomeric with sulphocyanic acid.
Isotheral (a.) Having the nature of an isothere; indicating the distribution of temperature by means of an isothere; as, an isotheral chart or
Isothermal (a.) Relating to equality of temperature.
Isothermal (a.) Having reference to the geographical distribution of temperature, as exhibited by means of isotherms; as, an isothermal
Isothermobathic (a.) Of or pertaining to an isothermobath; possessing or indicating equal temperatures in a vertical section, as of the ocean.
Isotonic (a.) Having or indicating, equal tones, or tension.
Isotrimorphic (a.) Isotrimorphous.
Isotrimorphous (a.) Having the quality of isotrimorphism; isotrimorphic.
Isotropic (a.) Having the same properties in all directions; specifically, equally elastic in all directions.
Isotropous (a.) Isotropic.
Isouric (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, a complex nitrogenous acid, isomeric with uric acid.
Israelitic (a.) Alt. of Israelitish
Israelitish (a.) Of or pertaining to Israel, or to the Israelites; Jewish; Hebrew.
Issuable (a.) Leading to, producing, or relating to, an issue; capable of being made an issue at law.
Issuable (a.) Lawful or suitable to be issued; as, a writ issuable on these grounds.
Issuant (a.) Issuing or coming up; -- a term used to express a charge or bearing rising or coming out of another.
Issueless (a.) Having no issue or progeny; childless.
Isthmian (a.) Of or pertaining to an isthmus, especially to the Isthmus of Corinth, in Greece.
Itaconic (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid, C5H6O4, which is obtained as a white crystal
Italian (a.) Of or pertaining to Italy, or to its people or language.
Italianate (a.) Italianized; Italianated.
Italic (a.) Relating to Italy or to its people.
Italic (a.) Applied especially to a kind of type in which the letters do not stand upright, but slope toward the right; -- so called because dedicated to the States of Italy by the inventor, Aldus Manutius, about the year 1500.
Itchless (a.) Free from itching.
Itchy (a.) Infected with the itch, or with an itching sensation.
Iterable (a.) Capable of being iterated or repeated.
Iterant (a.) Repeating; iterating; as, an iterant echo.
Iterate (a.) Uttered or done again; repeated.
Iterative (a.) Repeating.
Ithyphallic (a.) Lustful; lewd; salacious; indecent; obscene.
Itinerant (a.) Passing or traveling about a country; going or preaching on a circuit; wandering; not settled; as, an itinerant preacher; an itinerant peddler.
Itinerant (a.) One who travels from place to place, particularly a preacher; one who is unsettled.
Itinerary (a.) Itinerant; traveling; passing from place to place; done on a journey.
Itinerary (a.) An account of travels, or a register of places and distances as a guide to travelers; as, the Itinerary of Antoninus.
Ivied (a.) Overgrown with ivy.
Ivy-mantled (a.) Covered with ivy.
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Author: Mark McCracken is a corporate trainer and author living in Higashi Osaka, Japan. He is the author of thousands of online articles as well as the Business English textbook, "25 Business Skills in English".