inexorable[in eks′ə rə bəl]
- The definition of inexorable is a stubborn or inflexible person or a situation that cannot be changed.
An example of inexorable is someone who won't change their opinion even after their opinion has been proven wrong.
- that cannot be moved or influenced by persuasion or entreaty; unrelenting
- that cannot be altered, checked, etc.: their inexorable fate
Origin of inexorableClassical Latin inexorabilis: see in- and amp; exorable
- Impossible to stop, alter, or resist; inevitable: an inexorable fate; an inexorable law of nature.
- Not capable of being persuaded by entreaty; relentless: an inexorable opponent.
Origin of inexorableLatin inexōrābilis : in-, not; see in–1 + exōrābilis, pliant (from exōrāre, to prevail upon : ex-, intensive pref.; see ex– + ōrāre, to argue).
- in·ex′o·ra·bil′i·ty, in·ex′o·ra·ble·ness
(comparative more inexorable, superlative most inexorable)