[im-plak-uh-buh l, -pley-kuh-]
- not to be appeased, mollified, or pacified; inexorable: an implacable enemy.
Origin of implacable
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unappeasable, unbending, merciless. See inflexible.
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Examples from the Web for implacability
Yet Dunstan's first interview with his father had not had all this quality of implacability.Under the Law
Edwina Stanton Babcock
It was not enough to soften the implacability of their landlord.Ormond, Volume I (of 3)
Charles Brockden Brown
His power is incalculable and his implacability is absolute.Destiny
Charles Neville Buck
And now I have added to her troubles that fancy that I was obdurate in my anger and implacability.'Stray Pearls
Charlotte M. Yonge
Sulphurous rage, in gusts or in lasting tempests, rising from a fund of just implacability, is inevitable.
- incapable of being placated or pacified; unappeasable
- inflexible; intractable
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Word Origin and History for implacability
1530s, from Late Latin implacabilitas, from Latin implacabilis (see implacable).
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