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inexplicable
used in The Mill on the Floss

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incapable of being explained or accounted for
  • Lest you should think it showed a revolting insensibility in Tom that he felt any new anger toward Maggie for this uncalled-for and, to him, inexplicable caress, I must tell you that he had his glass of cowslip wine in his hand, and that she jerked him so as to make him spill half of it.
    1.9 -- Book 1 Chapter 9 -- To Garum Firs (66% in)
  • Is it an inexplicable thing that a girl should enjoy her lover's society the more for the presence of a third person, and be without the slightest spasm of jealousy that the third person had the conversation habitually directed to her?
    6.6 -- Book 6 Chapter 6 -- Illustrating the Laws of Attraction (36% in)

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