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Meaning of INEXORABLE

Pronunciation:  in'eksurubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  not capable of being swayed or diverted from a course; unsusceptible to persuasion; "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 tendancy"
  2. [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"
 

INEXORABLE is a 10 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: adamant, adamantine, grim, implacable, inflexible, intransigent, relentless, stern, unappeasable, unforgiving, unrelenting
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*ex"o*ra*ble\, a. [L. inexorabilis: cf. F.
inexorable. See {In-} not, and {Exorable}, {Adore}.]
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.
``Inexorable equality of laws.'' --Gibbon. ``Death's
inexorable doom.'' --Dryden.

      You are more inhuman, more inexorable, O, ten times
      more than tigers of Hyrcania.            --Shak.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: adamant, adamantine, bowelless, cast-iron, certain, cruel, dog-eat-dog, dogged, dour, fated, fateful, firm, flinty, fundamentalist, grim, hard, hard-core, harsh, heartless, hidebound, immobile, immovable, immutable, implacable, impliable, inclement, indefeasible, inelastic, ineluctable, inescapable, inevasible, inevitable, inflexible, intransigent, iron, ironbound, ironclad, ironhanded, irreconcilable, irresistible, irrevocable, merciless, muscle-bound, necessary, obdurate, obstinate, orthodox, pitiless, procrustean, purist, puristic, puritan, puritanic, relentless, remorseless, resistless, resolute, rigid, rigorist, rigoristic, rigorous, rockbound, rock-ribbed, ruthless, single-minded, steely, stern, stiff, straightlaced, straitlaced, stubborn, sure, sure as death, sure as fate, unaffected, unalterable, unavoidable, unbending, unchangeable, uncompassionate, uncompassioned, uncompromising, uncontrollable, undeflectable, unfeeling, unforgiving, ungiving, unmerciful, unmoved, unpitiful, unpitying, unpreventable, unrelenting, unremorseful, unstoppable, unsympathetic, unsympathizing, unyielding, without mercy
 

 

 

 

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