Definition of inoperably in English:


Pronunciation /-blē/


See inoperable

‘Whatever their complicated relationship, they are viscerally, inoperably conjoined.’
  • ‘He survived his war experiences and, although 50% disabled as a result of being gassed and having a shell inoperably lodged in his abdomen, led a life of service to his country.’
  • ‘She survived, through the bullet, inoperably lodged in her brain, kept her in a coma for five years.’