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 Meanings and Examples of UNACCOUNTABLE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 a.  inexplicable; unreasonable or mysterious
Classic Sentence: (34 in 3 pages)
1  It was comforting to have a friend like Rhett, now that for some unaccountable reason he had decided to be on good behavior with her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
2  Such unaccountable masses of shades and shadows, that at first you almost thought some ambitious young artist, in the time of the New England hags, had endeavored to delineate chaos bewitched.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
3  "I'll break it for him," said I, now flying into a passion again at this unaccountable farrago of the landlord's.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
4  "No, no, no; I wasn't aware of that," said Elijah, slowly and wonderingly looking from me to Queequeg, with the most unaccountable glances.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 21. Going Aboard.
5  For me, I silently recalled the mysterious shadows I had seen creeping on board the Pequod during the dim Nantucket dawn, as well as the enigmatical hintings of the unaccountable Elijah.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
6  Nor are there wanting other motions of the whale in his general body, full of strangeness, and unaccountable to his most experienced assailant.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 86. The Tail.
7  In some unaccountable way they had escaped from Robert.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In VII
8  She grew fond of her husband, realizing with some unaccountable satisfaction that no trace of passion or excessive and fictitious warmth colored her affection, thereby threatening its dissolution.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In VII
9  unaccountable freaks which nature sometimes plays in the.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 2
10  Three several times did he renew his efforts to proceed, and as often was he met by the same unaccountable opposition, each interruption seeming more savage and threatening than the preceding.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 25
11  My behavior was altogether unaccountable.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER X
12  The poor old soul had such a singular, unaccountable prejudice in favor of liberty, that it was a hard wrench for him; and the more he said, "Thy will be done," the worse he felt.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIX
13  But there lay the embroidered letter, glittering like a lost jewel, which some ill-fated wanderer might pick up, and thenceforth be haunted by strange phantoms of guilt, sinkings of the heart, and unaccountable misfortune.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Context  Highlight   In XVIII. A FLOOD OF SUNSHINE
14  To Marianne, indeed, the meeting between Edward and her sister was but a continuation of that unaccountable coldness which she had often observed at Norland in their mutual behaviour.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 16
15  I forgot to mention that he would talk to himself sometimes, and grin, and clench his fist, and grind his teeth, and pull his hair in an unaccountable manner.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 5. I AM SENT AWAY FROM HOME
Example Sentence:
1  Economic policy in Europe should not be run by an unaccountable committee of governors of central banks.
2  When Knight became leader, the council was run by a clique of officers largely unaccountable to the elected members.
3  For some unaccountable reason, it struck me as extremely funny.
4  For some unaccountable reason , he arrived a day early.
5  I have taken an unaccountable dislike to my doctor: "I do not love thee, Doctor Fell. The reason why, I cannot tell.".