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ADJECTIVE (2)

1. not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty;
- Example: "grim determination"
- Example: "grim necessity"
- Example: "Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty"
- Example: "relentless persecution"
- Example: "the stern demands of parenthood"
[syn: grim, inexorable, relentless, stern, unappeasable, unforgiving, unrelenting]

2. impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason;
- Example: "he is adamant in his refusal to change his mind"
- Example: "Cynthia was inexorable she would have none of him"- W.Churchill;
- Example: "an intransigent conservative opposed to every liberal tendency"
[syn: adamant, adamantine, inexorable, intransigent]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Inexorable \In*ex"o*ra*ble\, a. [L. inexorabilis: cf. F. inexorable. See In- not, and Exorable, Adore.] Not to be persuaded or moved by entreaty or prayer; firm; determined; unyielding; unchangeable; inflexible; relentless; -- of people and impersonal forces; as, an inexorable prince or tyrant; an inexorable judge; the inexorable advance of a glacier. "Inexorable equality of laws." --Gibbon. "Death's inexorable doom." --Dryden. [1913 Webster] You are more inhuman, more inexorable, O, ten times more than tigers of Hyrcania. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

inexorable adj 1: not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty; "grim determination"; "grim necessity"; "Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty"; "relentless persecution"; "the stern demands of parenthood" [syn: grim, inexorable, relentless, stern, unappeasable, unforgiving, unrelenting] 2: impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason; "he is adamant in his refusal to change his mind"; "Cynthia was inexorable; she would have none of him"- W.Churchill; "an intransigent conservative opposed to every liberal tendency" [syn: adamant, adamantine, inexorable, intransigent]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

99 Moby Thesaurus words for "inexorable": adamant, adamantine, bowelless, cast-iron, certain, cruel, dog-eat-dog, dogged, dour, fated, fateful, firm, flinty, fundamentalist, grim, hard, hard-core, harsh, heartless, hidebound, immobile, immovable, immutable, implacable, impliable, inclement, indefeasible, inelastic, ineluctable, inescapable, inevasible, inevitable, inflexible, intransigent, iron, ironbound, ironclad, ironhanded, irreconcilable, irresistible, irrevocable, merciless, muscle-bound, necessary, obdurate, obstinate, orthodox, pitiless, procrustean, purist, puristic, puritan, puritanic, relentless, remorseless, resistless, resolute, rigid, rigorist, rigoristic, rigorous, rock-ribbed, rockbound, ruthless, single-minded, steely, stern, stiff, straightlaced, straitlaced, stubborn, sure, sure as death, sure as fate, unaffected, unalterable, unavoidable, unbending, unchangeable, uncompassionate, uncompassioned, uncompromising, uncontrollable, undeflectable, unfeeling, unforgiving, ungiving, unmerciful, unmoved, unpitiful, unpitying, unpreventable, unrelenting, unremorseful, unstoppable, unsympathetic, unsympathizing, unyielding, without mercy