Origin of inexorable
Examples from the Web for inexorably
Here is our Wes, golden child with his long curls spilling down the pillow, inexorably beautiful in death.
In the subsequent chapters the narrator is pulled, inexorably, to new depths of disillusionment and wretchedness.American Nightmare: Ralph Ellison’s ‘Invisible Man’ at 60|Nathaniel Rich|June 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
This sense of design, mysteriously, inexorably, appears in unexpected places.Must Read New Fiction: ‘Arcadia,’ ‘Men in Space,’ ‘The O’Briens,’ ‘Hot Pink’|Chloë Schama, Jacob Silverman, Wendy Smith, Daniel Roberts|March 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
To see racism as structural unfairness, by contrast, is to see race and public policy as inexorably intertwined.
But it is where the logic of the situation is inexorably leading.
She was always and finally glad that the door was inexorably sealed upon her secret.In the Heart of a Fool|William Allen White
They had been dowering her with the grace of Helen, and now she stood before them inexorably bent on trying out.Old Crow|Alice Brown
For at one time I had as certainly, as inexorably, doomed him as ever I took any resolution in my life.The Uncollected Writings of Thomas de Quincey, Vol. 2|Thomas de Quincey
You could hold it on the tip of a knife; it is inexorably minute.Woman|Magdeleine Marx
He replies monotonously, inexorably—“My accounts; I must settle my accounts!”The English Stage|Augustin Filon
Word Origin for inexorable
1550s, from Middle French inexorable and directly from Latin inexorabilis "that cannot be moved by entreaty," from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + exorabilis "able to be entreated," from exorare "to prevail upon," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + orare "pray" (see orator). Related: Inexorably; inexorability.