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[in-ek-ser-uh-buh l] /ɪnˈɛk sər ə bəl/

unyielding; unalterable:
inexorable truth; inexorable justice.
not to be persuaded, moved, or affected by prayers or entreaties:
an inexorable creditor.
not able to be moved by entreaty or persuasion

1550s, from Middle French inexorable and directly from Latin inexorabilis “that cannot be moved by entreaty,” from in- “not, opposite of” (see in- (1)) + exorabilis “able to be entreated,” from exorare “to prevail upon,” from ex- “out” (see ex-) + orare “pray” (see orator). Related: Inexorably; inexorability.


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