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inaccessible

adjective beyond reach, distant, far, far away, far off, impossible to reach, inaccessus, inapproachable, out of reach, out of touch, rari aditus, remote, removed, separated, unaccessible, unachievable, unapproachable, unattainable, unavailable, unobtainable, unprocurable, unreachable, unrealizable
Associated concepts: inaccessibility of property, inaccessible to service of process, inaccessible witness
See also: immune, impervious, impossible, infeasible, insuperable, insurmountable, private, remote, unapproachable, unattainable
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He belonged to that almost extinct species for which white men have long sought upon the information of the natives of the more inaccessible jungles.
There was some sense of freedom in the vast expanse, inaccessible though it was to me,as compared with the narrow darkness of the courtyard.
If we do NOT know them all--if Nature has still secrets in the deeps for us, nothing is more conformable to reason than to admit the existence of fishes, or cetaceans of other kinds, or even of new species, of an organisation formed to inhabit the strata inaccessible to soundings, and which an accident of some sort has brought at long intervals to the upper level of the ocean.
The English have not been able to secure complete dominion over this territory, which is subjected to the influence of rajahs, whom it is almost impossible to reach in their inaccessible mountain fastnesses.
He must have seen the question in my face, for my voice was inaccessible to me.
But while such details are easy enough to obtain when the whole world is contained in one's imagination, they are altogether inaccessible to a real traveller amid such realities as I found here.
Religion and its observances had made Felton a man inaccessible to ordinary seductions.
A man like Danglars was wholly inaccessible to any gentler method of correction.
In the mythology of the savage, these mountains were afterwards considered sacred and inaccessible, full of unearthly wonders, illuminated at lofty heights by the blaze of precious stones, and inhabited by deities, who sometimes shrouded themselves in the snowstorm and came down on the lower world.
At times, he may be seen with his traps on his shoulder, buffeting his way across rapid streams, amidst floating blocks of ice: at other times, he is to be found with his traps swung on his back clambering the most rugged mountains, scaling or descending the most frightful precipices, searching, by routes inaccessible to the horse, and never before trodden by white man, for springs and lakes unknown to his comrades, and where he may meet with his favorite game.
And I have seen him put the pent-up anger of his heart into the aspect of the inaccessible sun, and cause it to glare fiercely like the eye of an implacable autocrat out of a pale and frightened sky.
Palfrey had not been inaccessible to flattery, and her husband, being also of mortal mould, would not, it might be hoped, be proof against rum--that very fine Jamaica rum--of which Mr.