Incommunicability



[in-kuh-myoo-ni-kuh-buh l] /ˌɪn kəˈmyu nɪ kə bəl/

adjective
1.
incapable of being communicated, imparted, shared, etc.
2.
not communicative; taciturn.
/ˌɪnkəˈmjuːnɪkəbəl/
adjective
1.
incapable of being communicated
2.
an obsolete word for incommunicative
n.

1630s; see incommunicable + -ity.
adj.

1560s, “not communicative,” from in- (1) “not” + communicable. Sense of “not able to be communicated” first recorded 1570s. Related: Incommunicably.

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