inaccessible

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. unapproachable, incommunicado; sheltered, guarded; restricted, taboo, sacrosanct; aloof, cold, cool, distant, withdrawn. See distance, prohibition, seclusion. Ant., accessible.
II
(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. unobtainable, remote, far, unachievable, unattainable, insurmountable, impracticable, aloof, unapproachable, unfeasible, unworkable, unavailable, unrealizable, insoluble, impassable, impervious, impenetrable, unavailable, not at hand, out of reach, inconvenient, elusive, unreachable; see also difficult 2 , distant 1 , rare 2 , remote 1 , tight 2 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
unreachable, remote, removed, distant, far away, beyond one's grasp, out-of-the-way, godforsaken, unattainable.
ANT.: nearby, close at hand
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Unable to be reached: inapproachable, unapproachable, unattainable, unavailable, unreachable. Idioms: beyond reach, out of the way. See REACH. 2. Not accessible or handy: inconvenient. See REACH.

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  • inaccessible — (adj.) early 15c., from M.Fr. inaccessible (14c.), from L.L. inaccessibilis unapproachable, from in not (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + accessibilis (see ACCESSIBLE (Cf. accessible)). Related: Inaccessibly; inaccessibility. Earlier in same sense was… …   Etymology dictionary

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