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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ The testimony of Pedro Castro Tojín was ruled to be inadmissible evidence because of his relationship with the victim.
▪ Lie detector tests are inadmissible in criminal trials.
▪ Accordingly it was held that the breath specimen had been inadmissible in evidence.
▪ Accordingly, there was no basis for ruling out as necessarily inadmissible ab ante the evidence which the Crown sought to lead.
▪ However, since they are interspersed with shots of debris from the loch bed they are inadmissible as evidence.
▪ In the absence of the jury, counsel for the appellant submitted that the documents were inadmissible in the criminal proceedings.
▪ The delays incurred could sometimes render samples inadmissible as evidence in court.
▪ The testimony of Pedro Castro Tojín was ruled to be inadmissible evidence because of his relationship with the victim.
▪ There was no reason to regard such evidence as inadmissible in the present case.
▪ What is inadmissible in Lukacs's eyes is any impoverishment of this historical complexity.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Inadmissible \In`ad*mis"si*ble\, a. [Pref. in- not + admissible: cf. F. inadmissible.] Not admissible; not proper to be admitted, allowed, or received; as, inadmissible testimony; an inadmissible proposition, or explanation. -- In`ad*mis"si*bly, adv.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

1776, from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + admissible. Related: Inadmissibility.


a. Not admissible, especially that cannot be admitted as evidence at a trial


adj. not deserving to be admitted; "inadmissible evidence" [ant: admissible]

Usage examples of "inadmissible".

In his phenomenological examination of the theme of love, in exploring the border zone between eroticism and licit sexuality, between irony and nostalgia, Kundera succeeds brilliantly in revealing the inadmissible: all the essentially comical elements concealed in human sexuality!

Electronic evidence was notoriously manipulatable -inadmissible in honest courts.

Clinging to the mast of this magic cherry tree was an abundance of equally inadmissible mistletoe, sacred since the dawn of time, when the Druids used to harvest it with silver sickles before going on to perform solstitial rites of memorable beastliness at megalithic sites all over Europe.

In my view, it is wholly inadmissible for any gentleman holding a military commission from the United States to utter such sentiments as Major Key is within proved to have done.

So parol evidence would be admissible, no doubt, to enlarge or diminish the extent of the liability assumed for nonperformance, where it would be inadmissible to affect the scope of the promise.

Hence, in most legal systems for thousands of years, a report of a performative statement has been admissible as evidence, since it is regarded not as a report of what someone said (for it would then be inadmissible as hearsay) but as evidence of an action, of what someone did.