unslakable

adjective
un·​slak·​able | \ ˌən-ˈslā-kə-bəl How to pronounce unslakable (audio) \

Definition of unslakable

: unable to be slaked : unquenchable an unslakable thirst an unslakable desire for excellence

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an unslakable yearning to explore the far-off corners of the globe
Recent Examples on the Web Russia, to which 80% of the country’s booze went, had an unslakable thirst for it. The Economist, 28 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of unslakable

1820, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unslakable was in 1820

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“Unslakable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unslakable. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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