inexorable

[in-ek-ser-uh-buhl]
adjective
1.
unyielding; unalterable: inexorable truth; inexorable justice.
2.
not to be persuaded, moved, or affected by prayers or entreaties: an inexorable creditor.

Origin:
1545–55; < Latin inexōrābilis. See in-3, exorable

inexorability, inexorableness, noun
inexorably, adverb


2. unbending; severe, relentless, unrelenting, implacable, merciless, cruel, pitiless. See inflexible.


2. flexible; merciful.
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inexorable (ɪnˈɛksərəbəl)
 
adj
1.  not able to be moved by entreaty or persuasion
2.  relentless
 
[C16: from Latin inexōrābilis, from in-1 + exōrābilis, from exōrāre to prevail upon, from ōrāre to pray]
 
inexora'bility
 
n
 
in'exorableness
 
n
 
in'exorably
 
adv

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inexorable
1550s, from L. inexorabilis "that cannot be moved by entreaty," from in- "not" + exorabilis "able to be entreated," from exorare "to prevail upon," from ex- "out" + orare "pray."
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Example sentences
But families can no longer meet those inexorably rising costs.
She attempted to wean herself off both drugs but inexorably lost ground.
Lacking the adaptability of bears, coyotes and other scavengers, they are tied
  inexorably to the steadily shrinking bamboo forest.
With two days of showings to go, the parade of pleasant spring and summer
  fashions continues inexorably here.
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