Try Our Apps


The Best Internet Slang


[ih-mit-i-guh-buh l] /ɪˈmɪt ɪ gə bəl/
unable to be mitigated; not to be mitigated.
Origin of immitigable
1570-80; < Late Latin immītigābilis. See im-2, mitigate, -able
Related forms
immitigability, noun
immitigably, adverb Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for immitigable
Historical Examples
  • He was intent on an audacious, immitigable, and supernatural revenge.

    Moby Dick; or The Whale Herman Melville
  • Before long he would be given over to dullness and immitigable ennui.

    The Tysons

    May Sinclair
  • Out of the soil of New England he sprang—in a crevice of that immitigable granite he sprouted and bloomed.

    Hawthorne Henry James, Junr.
  • My maiden speech is a triumphant one; for the gentleman in sea-weed has nothing to offer in reply, save an immitigable roaring.

  • But this immitigable Minos cared only to examine whether they were plump enough to satisfy the Minotaur's appetite.

    Tanglewood Tales Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • My maiden-speech is a triumphant one, for the gentleman in seaweed has nothing to offer in reply save an immitigable roaring.

    Twice Told Tales Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • The private records, the public works of men of letters, teem with an immitigable fury!

    The Disowned, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • immitigable, im-it′i-ga-bl, adj. incapable of being mitigated.

  • And again they pay the price: and so on to the last foreclosure and the immitigable end.

  • To begin with, they are marked by such a deliberate and immitigable baseness of p. 204morality as makes them impossible to man.

    Views and Reviews William Ernest Henley
British Dictionary definitions for immitigable


(rare) unable to be mitigated; relentless; unappeasable
Derived Forms
immitigably, adverb
immitigability, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for immitigable

1570s, from Latin immitigabilis, from assimilated form of in- "not" (see in- (1) + mitigabilis, from past participle stem of mitigare "make mild or gentle" (see mitigate). Related: Immitigably.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for immitigable

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for immitigable

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for immitigable