implacable

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From Old French implacable, from Latin implācābilis

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implacable (comparative more implacable, superlative most implacable)

  1. Not able to be placated or appeased.
    • c. 1601–1602, William Shakespeare, “Twelfe Night, or VVhat You VVill”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358, [Act III, scene iv], page 269:
      He is knight dubb'd with vnhatche'd Rapier, and on carpet conſideration, but he is a diuell in priuate brall, soules and bodies hath he diuorc'd three, and his incenſement at this moment is ſo implacable, that ſatisfaction can be none, but by pangs of death and ſepulcher: Hob, nob, is his word: giu't or take't.
  2. Adamant; immovable.

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From Latin implācābilis.

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implacable (masculine and feminine plural implacables)

  1. implacable (not able to be placated or appeased)

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French[edit]

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From Latin implācābilis.

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implacable (plural implacables)

  1. implacable, harsh, unrelenting

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin implācābilis.

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  • IPA(key): /implaˈkable/, [ĩmplaˈkaβle]
  • Hyphenation: im‧pla‧ca‧ble

Adjective[edit]

implacable (plural implacables)

  1. implacable, harsh, unrelenting

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