Inexorable meaning

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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.

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Unable to be persuaded; relentless; unrelenting.
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Impossible to stop or prevent; inevitable.
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Impossible to stop, alter, or resist; inevitable.

An inexorable fate; an inexorable law of nature.

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Not capable of being persuaded by entreaty; relentless.

An inexorable opponent.

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That cannot be moved or influenced by persuasion or entreaty; unrelenting.
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That cannot be altered, checked, etc.

Their inexorable fate.

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Origin of inexorable

  • 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
  • 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