One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
often as sentence adverb In a way that cannot be explained or accounted for.‘many crucial documents had inexplicably disappeared’‘somehow, inexplicably, I was back where I had begun’
- ‘Left for dead, he is admitted to a hospital and, inexplicably, revives from his comatose state.’
- ‘The dream sequence interlude midway through is particularly imposing, and inexplicably strange.’
- ‘It's a brilliant, mysterious film that was inexplicably dismissed by many critics.’
- ‘Inexplicably, an early version of the film featured a great opening number cut from the DVD release.’
- ‘One by one, they are inexplicably murdered just off camera.’
- ‘At first, Olivier refuses to take him, and then inexplicably changes his mind.’
- ‘He made no mention of resigning, and the local press corps, inexplicably, didn't ask.’
- ‘Inexplicably, the sketched-in hair reveals a glimpse of a squirrel on the top of the figure's head.’
- ‘Many clones inexplicably fail to live to adulthood.’
- ‘Elliott is a nebbishy accountant who inexplicably finds himself engaged to a hot blonde.’
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