Webster's Dictionary, 1913
In-and-in noun An old game played with four dice. In signified a doublet, or two dice alike; in-and-in , either two doubles, or the four dice alike.
Inabstinence noun [ Prefix in- not + abstinence : confer French inabstinence .] Want of abstinence; indulgence. [ Obsolete] "The inabstinence of Eve." Milton.
Inabstracted adjective Not abstracted.
Inabusively adverb Without abuse.
Inaccessibility noun [ Confer French inaccessibilité .] The quality or state of being inaccessible; inaccessibleness. "The inaccessibility of the precipice." Bp. Butler.
[ Latin inaccessibilis
: confer F. inaccessible
. See In-
not, and Accessible
.] Not accessible; not to be reached, obtained, or approached; as, an inaccessible rock, fortress, document, prince, etc.
Inaccordant adjective Not accordant; discordant.
; plural Inaccuracies 1. The quality of being inaccurate; want of accuracy or exactness. 2. That which is inaccurate or incorrect; mistake; fault; defect; error; as, in inaccuracy in speech, copying, calculation, etc.
Inaccurate adjective Not accurate; not according to truth; inexact; incorrect; erroneous; as, in inaccurate man, narration, copy, judgment, calculation, etc.
The expression is plainly inaccurate . Bp. Hurd. Syn.
-- Inexact; incorrect; erroneous; faulty; imperfect; incomplete; defective.
Inaccurately adverb In an inaccurate manner; incorrectly; inexactly.
Inacquaintance adjective Want of acquaintance. Good.
Inacquiescent adjective Not acquiescent or acquiescing.
Inaction noun [ Prefix in . not + action : confer inaction .] Want of action or activity; forbearance from labor; idleness; rest; inertness. Berkeley.
[ Prefix in-
not + active
: confer French inactif
.] 1. Not active; having no power to move; that does not or can not produce results; inert; as, matter is, of itself, inactive . 2. Not disposed to action or effort; not diligent or industrious; not busy; idle; as, an inactive officer. 3. (Chem. & Opt.) 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. Syn.
-- Inert; dull; sluggish; idle; indolent; slothful; lazy. See Inert
Inactively adverb In an inactive manner. Locke.
[ Confer French inactivité
.] 1. The state or quality of being inactive; inertness; as, the inactivity of matter. 2. Idleness; habitual indisposition to action or exertion; want of energy; sluggishness.
The gloomy inactivity of despair. Cook.
Inactose noun (Chemistry) A variety of sugar, found in certain plants. It is optically inactive .
Inactuate transitive verb To put in action. [ Obsolete]
Inactuation noun Operation. [ Obsolete]
Inadaptation noun Want of adaptation; unsuitableness.
[ From Inadequate
.] The quality or state of being inadequate or insufficient; defectiveness; insufficiency; inadequateness.
The inadequacy and consequent inefficacy of the alleged causes. Dr. T. Dwight.
Inadequate adjective [ Prefix in- not + adequate : confer French inadéquat .] Not adequate; unequal to the purpose; insufficient; deficient; as, inadequate resources, power, conceptions, representations, etc. Dryden. -- In*ad"e*quate*ly , adverb -- In*ad"e*quate*ness , noun
Inadequation noun Want of exact correspondence. [ Obsolete] Puller.
1. Not adhering. 2. (Botany) Free; not connected with the other organs.
Inadhesion noun Want of adhesion.
Inadmissibility noun [ Confer French inadmissibilité .] The state or quality of being inadmissible, or not to be received.
Inadmissible adjective [ Prefix in- not + admissible : confer French inadmissible .] Not admissible; not proper to be admitted, allowed, or received; as, inadmissible testimony; an inadmissible proposition, or explanation. -- In`ad*mis"si*bly , adverb
; plural -ces In`ad*vert"en*cy
; plural - cies noun
[ Confer French inadvertance
.] 1. The quality of being inadvertent; lack of heedfulness or attentiveness; inattention; negligence; as, many mistakes proceed from inadvertence .
Inadvertency , or want of attendance to the sense and intention of our prayers. Jer. Taylor. 2. An effect of inattention; a result of carelessness; an oversight, mistake, or fault from negligence.
The productions of a great genius, with many lapses an inadvertencies , are infinitely preferable to works of an inferior kind of author which are scrupulously exact. Addison. Syn.
-- Inattention; heedlessness; carelessness; negligence; thoughtlessness. See Inattention
[ Confer French inadvertant
. See 2d In-
, and Advert
.] Not turning the mind to a matter; heedless; careless; negligent; inattentive.
An inadvertent step may crush the snail Cowper.
That crawls at evening in the public path.
Inadvisable adjective Not advisable. -- In`ad*vis"a*ble*ness , noun
Inaffability noun [ Confer French inaffabilité .] Want of affability or sociability; reticence.
Inaffable adjective [ Prefix in- not + affable .] Not affable; reserved in social intercourse.
Inaffectation noun [ Prefix in- not + affectation : confer French inaffectation .] Freedom from affectation; naturalness. [ R.]
Inaffected adjective Unaffected. [ Obsolete] -- In`af*fect"ed*ly , adverb [ Obsolete]
Inaidable adjective Incapable of being assisted; helpless. [ R.] Shak.
Inalienability noun The quality or state of being inalienable.
Inalienable adjective [ Prefix in- not + alienable : confer French inaliénable .] Incapable of being alienated, surrendered, or transferred to another; not alienable; as, in inalienable birthright.
Inalienableness noun The quality or state of being inalienable; inalienability.
Inalienably adverb In a manner that forbids alienation; as, rights inalienably vested.
Inalimental adjective Affording no aliment or nourishment. [ Obsolete] Bacon.
Inalterability noun [ Confer French inaltérabilité .] The quality of being unalterable or unchangeable; permanence.
Inalterable adjective [ Prefix in- not + alterable : confer French inaltérable .] Not alterable; incapable of being altered or changed; unalterable. -- In*al"ter*a*ble*ness , noun -- In*al"ter*a*bly , adverb
Inamiable adjective Unamiable. [ Obsolete] -- In*a"mi*a*ble*ness , noun [ Obsolete]
Inamissible adjective [ Latin inamissibilis : confer French inamissible .] Incapable of being lost. [ R.] Hammond. -- In`a*mis"si*ble*ness , noun [ R.]
[ Italian innamorata
, fem., innamorato
, masc., past participle of innamorare
to inspire with love. See Enamor
.] A woman in love; a mistress.
"The fair inamorata
Inamorate adjective Enamored. Chapman. -- In*am"o*rate*ly , adverb [ R.]
; plural Inamoratos
. [ See Inamorata
.] A male lover.
Inamovable adjective Not amovable or removable. [ R.] Palgrave.