Unaccessible vs. Inaccessible

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  • Inaccessible

    Inaccessible Island is an extinct volcano (last active six million years ago) with Cairn Peak reaching 449 m. The island is 14 km2 (5.4 sq mi) in area, rising out of the South Atlantic Ocean 45 km (28 mi) south-west of Tristan da Cunha.

    It is part of the archipelago of Tristan da Cunha which is part of the overseas territory of the United Kingdom known as Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha. Along with Gough Island, Inaccessible Island is a protected wildlife reserve and both make up the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Gough and Inaccessible Islands.

  • Unaccessible (adjective)

    Not accessible

  • Inaccessible (adjective)

    Not able to be accessed; out of reach; inconvenient.

  • Inaccessible (adjective)

    Not able to be reached; unattainable.

  • Inaccessible (noun)

    An uncountable regular cardinal number that is a limit cardinal.

  • Inaccessible (adjective)

    unable to be reached

    “a remote and inaccessible cave”

    “the city centre is inaccessible to traffic in most places”

  • Inaccessible (adjective)

    unable to be used

    “such costs would make litigation inaccessible to private individuals”

  • Inaccessible (adjective)

    (of language or an artistic work) difficult to understand or appreciate

    “‘High’ culture is largely inaccessible to the masses”

  • Inaccessible (adjective)

    (of a person) not open to advances or influence; unapproachable

    “her unassailable, inaccessible image”

Oxford Dictionary

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