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in·ex·pen·sive

inexpensive

 
 
pronunciation:
In ihk spen sihv
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: low or moderate in cost.
an inexpensive pair of shoes
synonyms:
low-cost
antonyms:
expensive
similar words:
cheap, economical, low-priced, moderate, reasonable, reduced
definition 2: charging relatively low prices.
an inexpensive shop
antonyms:
expensive
Word Combinations  About this feature
adverb + (adj.)inexpensive comparatively, extremely, fairly, neither, relatively, remarkably, surprisingly
(adj.)inexpensive + adverb easily, environmentally, readily, under, widely
(adj.)inexpensive + noun access, alternative, aluminum, amino, antibiotic, basket, bike, brand, brush, cabernet, caliper, camera, cloth, container, desktop, detector, determination, device, edition, entree, equipment, fabric, fare, filter, fix, furniture, gear, gift, glove, good, housing, hunting, import, ingredient, item, jet, kit, labor, lodging, maintenance, material, meal, menu, method, motel, option, paint, paperback, pine, plastic, plus, price, print, printer, product, restaurant, rug, satellite, scope, sensor, software, solution, storage, tag, therapy, tile, tool, transportation, trap, vintage, vinyl, wine [See all][See only the most frequent]
derivations: inexpensively (adv.), inexpensiveness (n.)
Word Parts  About this feature
The word inexpensive contains the following part:
in-2 Latin prefix that means not, without
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The prefix in-2 occurs in Latin loanwords and attaches to Latinate bases. The bases of most words prefixed with in-2 are independent adjectives (inadvertent , incognizant ), although the base adjective may no longer be in widespread use (as with incessant ). Exceptions include iniquitous and indignant . -in2 has multiple forms, as the 'n' sound in in-2 assimilates to the initial sound of the base to which it is attached. See the assimilated forms ig-, il-2, im-2, and ir-2.