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
Origin: [L. inexorabilis: cf. F. inexorable. See In- not, and Exorable, Adore.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
in-egz′or-a-bl, adj. not to be moved by entreaty: unrelenting: unalterable.—ns. Inex′orableness, Inexorabil′ity.—adv. Inex′orably.—Inexorable logic of facts, Mazzini's phrase for the inexorable force of circumstances, whose conclusions are beyond the reach of argument. [L.,—in, not, exorabilis—exorāre—ex, out of, orāre, to entreat.]
The numerical value of inexorable in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of inexorable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative.
What other dungeon is so dark as one's own heart What jailer so inexorable as one's self
It seems to be a law of nature, inflexible and inexorable, That those who will not risk cannot win.
Oppression that is clearly inexorable and invincible does not give rise to revolt but to submission.
Victims suggest innocence. And innocence, by the inexorable logic that governs all relational terms, suggests guilt.
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- inexorableCatalan, Valencian
- unvermeidlich, unvermeidbarGerman
- järkähtämätön, vääjäämätön, heltymätönFinnish
- onverbiddelijk, onvermijdelijkDutch
- nieugięty, nieubłaganyPolish
- неумолимый, неотвратимый, непреклонныйRussian
- neumoljiv, neumitanSerbo-Croatian
- தவிர்க்க முடியாதTamil
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