Definitions

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  • adv. In an inexplicable manner; for an unknown reason.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In an inexplicable manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an inexplicable manner; in a way or to a degree that cannot be explained.

Etymologies

inexplicable +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Colonel Gaddafi ignored the popular view that he should consider his position, and hired African mercenaries or "troops loyal to..." in that much-employed phrase that cries out for the word "inexplicably" to be inserted between "troops" and "loyal" to shoot protesters.

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  • There appears to be a visceral force which galvanizes this rash gambler: upon seeing a car far off into the curve-blighted highway, the machismo gene must kick in and a huge invisible weight inexplicably is poured into his right foot, powering the car ahead at great speed.

    Free riding the roads of Mexico

  • For most of the picture, Wesley Gibson inexplicably is obsessed with avenging the murder of his father, despite the fact that daddy abandoned him when he was seven-days old.

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  • Problem #1 - While most other versions of Dreamweaver are available as downloads, this one, inexplicably, is not.

    Adobe: "It Would Have Been A Pleasure To Assist You With This Issue. [Unfortunately, We're Totally Incompetent]" - The Consumerist

  • The real draw appears to be the preview of an upcoming auction, “Important English Furniture” (whose title inexplicably cracks us up).

    October 6, 2004 ��� October 13, 2004

  • We want to see Noob Saibot, for no other reason than we find his name inexplicably amusing, and we expect some babalities and animalities in there.

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  • I was converted by the duo's take on The Shortwave Set's "Now Til '69," made a true believer by their mix of Friendly Fire's "Paris" and a disciple at the lush, deep rework of Grace Jones '"William's Blood," which Jones' label inexplicably turned down for release.

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  • No frantic clients are beating down the door, no students are begging to register, it's just me and Corky (the name inexplicably given to my laptop computer my Meredith).

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  • Longtime Chan series stars MANTAN MORELAND (as Birmingham Brown) and VICTOR SEN YOUNG (as Chan's Number Two Son, his name inexplicably changed from Jimmy to Tommy) join the sleuthing.

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  • A decent film could have been made if this whole movie had been about Riddick’s quest to free Jack (who, inexplicably, is called Kyra now).

    2004 June « the balcony fool

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  • She stood upon the balcony inexplicably mimicking him hiccupping and amicably welcoming him in.

    December 2, 2006