[ US /ˌɪˈnɛksɝəbəɫ/ ]
[ UK /ɪnˈɛksəɹəbə‍l/ ]
  1. impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason
    an intransigent conservative opposed to every liberal tendency
    Cynthia was inexorable; she would have none of him
    he is adamant in his refusal to change his mind
  2. not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty
    grim necessity
    grim determination
    relentless persecution
    Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty
    the stern demands of parenthood
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How To Use inexorable In A Sentence

  • At the back door, out of inexorable necessity, in developed and convincingness and sincerity laid down by all authorities on the art of the short story. Confession
  • For some, the inexorable march of years and the pathos of mortality bring an inward, deep resentment. Christianity Today
  • This is the inexorable logic of Lancaster's philosophy. Times, Sunday Times
  • The sbirro fell on his knees, but the officer was inexorable, and he was sent to prison. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 55, No. 341, March, 1844
  • More accurately, it is a small step for radioland, though each step is part of the inexorable march towards digital. Times, Sunday Times
  • Each German soldier should consider himself ‘the bearer of an inexorable national idea and the avenger of all bestialities inflicted upon the German people and its racial kin’. Sealing Their Fate
  • In fact, to describe them in that regard, I'd have to revise the definition of `inexorable" upward. C B GREENFIELD - A LITTLE MADNESS
  • The basins repeatedly filled with water, spiked with fluorescent pigment, which glowed a toxic green under the black Light, then emptied, in a slow, inexorable rhythm.
  • Across the Maritimes, scores of wharves are being left to crumble, as the power of the sea exerts its inexorable force.
  • We must beware of hypostatizing the ‘market’ as a real entity, a maker of inexorable decisions.
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