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unteachable
American English: /ˌənˈtitʃəb(ə)l/
British English: /ʌnˈtiːtʃəb(ə)l/

adjective

  • these children are unteachable
    es imposible enseñarles nada a estos niños
    they complained the syllabus was unteachable
    se quejaron de que era un programa imposible de enseñar
    Example sentences
    • Is spiking the ball and getting out of bounds an unteachable skill?
    • Unlike him, however, he does not give up on teaching the unteachable.
    • In March he wrote in the Times Literary Supplement how deplorable it is that, though ‘thoroughly demolished in the real world, his views, or the ghosts of such views, still haunt an unteachable intelligentsia’.

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