adjective in·ex·o·ra·ble \(ˌ)i-ˈneks-rə-bəl, -ˈnek-sə-, -ˈneg-zə-rə-\

: not able to be stopped or changed

Full Definition of INEXORABLE

:  not to be persuaded, moved, or stopped :  relentless <inexorable progress>
in·ex·o·ra·bil·i·ty \(ˌ)i-ˌneks-rə-ˈbi-lə-tē, -ˌnek-sə-, -ˌneg-zə-\ noun
in·ex·o·ra·ble·ness \-ˈneks-rə-bəl-nəs, -ˈnek-sə-, -ˈneg-zə-\ noun
in·ex·o·ra·bly \-blē\ adverb

Examples of INEXORABLE

  1. the inexorable rise of a political movement


Latin inexorabilis, from in- + exorabilis pliant, from exorare to prevail upon, from ex- + orare to speak — more at oration
First Known Use: 1542
INEXORABLE Defined for Kids


adjective in·ex·o·ra·ble \i-ˈnek-sə-rə-bəl\

Definition of INEXORABLE for Kids

:  relentless <We cannot stop the inexorable passing of time.>
in·ex·o·ra·bly \-blē\ adverb


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