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implacable

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adjective im·pla·ca·ble \(ˌ)im-ˈpla-kə-bəl, -ˈplā-\

Simple Definition of implacable

  • : opposed to someone or something in a very angry or determined way that cannot be changed

Full Definition of implacable

  1. :  not placable :  not capable of being appeased, significantly changed, or mitigated <an implacable enemy>

im·pla·ca·bil·i·ty play \-ˌpla-kə-ˈbi-lə-tē, -ˌplā-\ noun
im·pla·ca·bly play \-ˈpla-kə-blē, -ˈplā-\ adverb

Examples of implacable

  1. He has an implacable hatred for his political opponents.

  2. <an implacable judge who knew in his bones that the cover-up extended to the highest levels of government>



Origin of implacable

Middle English, from Latin implacabilis, from in- + placabilis placable


First Known Use: 15th century


IMPLACABLE Defined for Kids

implacable

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adjective im·pla·ca·ble \im-ˈpla-kə-bəl, -ˈplā-\

Definition of implacable

  1. :  impossible to please, satisfy, or change <implacable enemies>





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