Definition of inexorable in English:


Syllabification: in·ex·o·ra·ble
Pronunciation: /inˈeksərəbəl




Pronunciation: /-ˌeksərəˈbilitē/
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  • As the current standard-bearers for mankind, we must also bear the heavy burden of being its worst incarnation yet, and that, with the inexorability of time, things can only get worse.
  • For Dickens, history has both an inexorability and an arbitrariness.
  • The suddenness of the storm, and its inexorability, amaze the crew; their aristocratic passengers show only irritation at the crew's alarm.


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  • Steel prices began to rise inexorably last year and continued to do so until recently.
  • For all architecture, whatever its style and purpose, is inexorably tied to humanity.
  • The pressure to provide care home places is rising inexorably at a time when the number of places is falling.


mid 16th century: from French, or from Latin inexorabilis, from in- 'not' + exorabilis (from exorare 'entreat').

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