unappeasable

adjective

un·​ap·​peas·​able ˌən-ə-ˈpē-zə-bəl How to pronounce unappeasable (audio)
: not to be appeased : implacable
unappeasably adverb

Example Sentences

it turned out that the public's appetite for sadistic horror movies was not unappeasable after all warned that the nation was dealing with an unappeasable enemy
Recent Examples on the Web This lesson may finally hit home on Friday, when the big-hearted Sun in your foundational fourth house clashes with unappeasable Saturn in your relationship realm. The Astrotwins, ELLE, 13 Nov. 2022 Such leaders are unappeasable because their goals can never be reached. Walter Russell Mead, WSJ, 10 Mar. 2022 Activists will decry the shift as hippie-punching aimed at mollifying an unappeasable hard right, while moderates will blame the activists for continuing to tar the party's image with unpopular radical stances. Noah Millman, The Week, 25 June 2021 This unappeasable hostility is a problem for Israel, for America, and for the Democratic Party. Matthew Continetti, National Review, 22 May 2021 But ultimately what stands between him and any large achievement is his deeply rooted, unappeasable need to look longingly backward, an impulse that goes beyond nostalgia. Robert Gottlieb, The New Yorker, 4 Nov. 2019 More often than not her tone carries a tinge of unappeasable rage. Dorothy Rabinowitz, WSJ, 10 Aug. 2017 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1561, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unappeasable was in 1561

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“Unappeasable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unappeasable. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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unappeasable

adjective

un·​ap·​peas·​able ˌən-ə-ˈpē-zə-bəl How to pronounce unappeasable (audio)
: not to be appeased : implacable
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