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EtymologyEdit

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).

PronunciationEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

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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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin inexorabilis.

AdjectiveEdit

inexorable (masculine and feminine plural inexorables)

  1. inexorable

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin inexōrābilis.

AdjectiveEdit

inexorable (plural inexorables)

  1. inexorable

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin inexorabilis.

AdjectiveEdit

inexorable (plural inexorables)

  1. inexorable

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