Inexcusableness

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Inexcusableness The quality of being inexcusable; enormity beyond forgiveness.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n inexcusableness The character or state of being inexcusable.
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Quotations

  • Tennessee Williams
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    “When so many are lonely as seem to be lonely, it would be inexcusably selfish to be lonely alone.”
  • Henrik Ibsen
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    “It is inexcusable for scientists to torture animals; let them make their experiments on journalists and politicians.”

Usage

In literature:

The frightful waste of life and energy seems inexcusable.
"The Man in Court" by Frederic DeWitt Wells
Of all hardness of heart there is none so inexcusable as that of parents toward their children.
"Many Thoughts of Many Minds" by Various
The only danger that he runs is that of discovery, and for a properly trained scout such is inexcusable.
""Over There" with the Australians" by R. Hugh Knyvett
With riches has come inexcusable waste.
"President Wilson's Addresses" by Woodrow Wilson
It is inexcusably bad taste to tell unduly long stories or lengthy personal experiences.
"Talks on Talking" by Grenville Kleiser
But seeing that the child pays the penalty, our inconsistency is inexcusable.
"The Vitalized School" by Francis B. Pearson
That attitude could not have been severely criticized in those early days of artificial lighting, but it is inexcusable to-day.
"Artificial Light" by M. Luckiesh
She felt, too, that the length of Dalton's first call was inexcusable.
"The Trumpeter Swan" by Temple Bailey
I had just begun a dignified rebuke, for Michael's language was inexcusable, when it flashed upon me that we had been, indeed, duped.
"Visionaries" by James Huneker
In unqualified, inexcusable, unsurpassable meanness you are the very IT!
"Olympian Nights" by John Kendrick Bangs
Ambition in me would be an inexcusable inconsistency.
"History of the Girondists, Volume I" by Alphonse de Lamartine
She felt, too, that the length of Dalton's first call was inexcusable.
"The Trumpeter Swan" by Temple Bailey
Such delay is inexcusable.
"The Galaxy Primes" by Edward Elmer Smith
It would have been inexcusable of me to have made them suffer for what, after all, was an unfortunate circumstance only.
"Grandmother Dear" by Mrs. Molesworth
Sissy jumped as though she had been discovered indulging in gross and inexcusable sentimentality.
"The Madigans" by Miriam Michelson
Such ignorance was inexcusable, he said.
"The Bibliotaph" by Leon H. Vincent
I hope I'm not inexcusably late.
"The Tyranny of Weakness" by Charles Neville Buck
It was a pleasant scene, or it would have been but for the inexcusable delay of the Honourable John.
"Adventures in Many Lands" by Various
He wanted to make poverty inexcusable.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 11 (of 14)" by Elbert Hubbard
Protestants are inexcusable if they do offer violence to other men's consciences.
"History of the English People, Volume VI (of 8)" by John Richard Green
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In news:

Curt Schilling thinks it was inexcusable for Bobby Valentine to say that he was undermined by his coaches.
Benton County Election Woes Inexcusable .
Detroit Lions' loss to Vikings inexcusable .
Amid disaster in Elliot Lake, an inexcusable lack of action.
Fans cheering after Cassel's injury inexcusable .
West Virginia University President James Clements on Monday used his annual State of the University speech to address " inexcusable " actions in Morgantown following WVU's win Saturday over Texas.
Browns would have won by now if their defensive MVP hadn't made inexcusable mistake.
Epic Ryder Cup collapse on home turf inexcusable .
Yahoo's Chalian fired for inexcusable remark.
Romney Calls Akin's Rape Comments " Inexcusable ".
Akin's rape comments " inexcusable ".
Secret Service scandal ' inexcusable .
Port Authority exec's toll attack on Sen Frank Lautenberg inexcusable .
Ambulance response time shameful, inexcusable .
Kidnap victim files complaint, blasting feds' ' inexcusable ' lack of oversight.
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