Definitions for inexorableɪnˈɛk sər ə bəl
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
in•ex•o•ra•bleɪnˈɛk sər ə bəl(adj.)
not to be persuaded, moved, or affected by prayers or entreaties; merciless.
Origin of inexorable:
1545–55; < L inēxōrābilis=in-in-3+ēxōrābilis persuadable
grim, inexorable, relentless, stern, unappeasable, unforgiving, unrelenting(adj)
not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty
"grim determination"; "grim necessity"; "Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty"; "relentless persecution"; "the stern demands of parenthood"
adamant, adamantine, inexorable, intransigent(adj)
impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason
"he is adamant in his refusal to change his mind"; "Cynthia was inexorable; she would have none of him"- W.Churchill; "an intransigent conservative opposed to every liberal tendency"
Unable to be persuaded; relentless; unrelenting
Impossible to stop or prevent; inevitable
Origin: From inexorabilis, from in- + exorabilis, from exorare, from ex + orare.
not to be persuaded or moved by entreaty or prayer; firm; determined; unyielding; unchangeable; inflexible; relentless; as, an inexorable prince or tyrant; an inexorable judge
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