Inexorable Definition

Impossible to stop, alter, or resist; inevitable.
An inexorable fate; an inexorable law of nature.
American Heritage
That cannot be moved or influenced by persuasion or entreaty; unrelenting.
Webster's New World
That cannot be altered, checked, etc.
Their inexorable fate.
Webster's New World

Origin of Inexorable

  • From Middle French inexorable, from Latin inexorabilis, from in- (“not”) + exorabilis (“that may be moved or persuaded by entreaty”), from exorare (“to move by entreaty, to gain by entreaty”), from ex (“out”) + orare (“to pray”).

    From Wiktionary

  • Latin inexōrābilis in- not in–1 exōrābilis pliant (from exōrāre to prevail upon) (ex- intensive pref. ex–) (ōrāre to argue)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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