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.)

  1. unyielding; unalterable.

  2. not to be persuaded, moved, or affected by prayers or entreaties; merciless.

Origin of inexorable:

1545–55; < L inēxōrābilis=in-in-3+ēxōrābilis persuadable

in•ex′o•ra•bly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. inexorable(Adjective)

    Unable to be persuaded; relentless; unrelenting

  2. inexorable(Adjective)

    Impossible to stop or prevent; inevitable

  3. inexorable(Adjective)

    Adamant; severe

  4. Origin: From inexorabilis, from in- + exorabilis, from exorare, from ex + orare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inexorable(adj)

    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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