inexorable

[ in-ek-ser-uh-buhl ]
/ ɪnˈɛk sər ə bəl /

adjective

unyielding; unalterable: inexorable truth;inexorable justice.
not to be persuaded, moved, or affected by prayers or entreaties: an inexorable creditor.

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Origin of inexorable

From the Latin word inexōrābilis, dating back to 1545–55. See in-3, exorable

synonym study for inexorable

2. See inflexible.

OTHER WORDS FROM inexorable

in·ex·o·ra·bil·i·ty [in-ek-ser-uh-bil-i-tee], /ɪnˌɛk sər əˈbɪl ɪ ti/, in·ex·o·ra·ble·ness, nounin·ex·o·ra·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for inexorable

inexorable
/ (ɪnˈɛksərəbəl) /

adjective

not able to be moved by entreaty or persuasion
relentless

Derived forms of inexorable

inexorability or inexorableness, nouninexorably, adverb

Word Origin for inexorable

C16: from Latin inexōrābilis, from in- 1 + exōrābilis, from exōrāre to prevail upon, from ōrāre to pray
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