how to pronounce unanswerable


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of unanswerable is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

unanswerable is pronounced in five syllables

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of unanswerable

example pitch curve for pronunciation of unanswerable


test your pronunciation of unanswerable

press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of unanswerable

video examples of unanswerable pronunciation

An example use of unanswerable in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… these might be unanswerable questions we …”

meanings of unanswerable


  1. Not answerable; impossible to answer.
  2. Impossible to dispute or rebut; irrefutable; conclusive.


  1. Something that cannot be answered.

unanswerable frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word unanswerable occurs in english on average 0.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics unanswerable can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that unanswerable can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

Did this page help you?