inexorable

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): [ɪnˈɛk.sɔɹ.ə.bəl], [ɪnˈɛks.ɹə.bl̩]
  • (US) IPA(key): [ɪˈnɛk.sɚ.ə.bəl]
  • Hyphenation: in‧ex‧o‧ra‧ble

Adjective[edit]

inexorable (comparative more inexorable, superlative most inexorable)

  1. Unable to be persuaded; relentless; unrelenting
  2. Impossible to stop or prevent; inevitable
  3. Adamant; severe

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin inexorabilis.

Adjective[edit]

inexorable m, f (masculine and feminine plural inexorables)

  1. inexorable

French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

inexorable (masculine and feminine, plural inexorables)

  1. inexorable

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin inexorabilis.

Adjective[edit]

inexorable m, f (plural inexorables)

  1. inexorable

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