What does inexorable mean? Read below for the definition.
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Part of Speech of inexorable
inexorable is an ADJECTIVE.
Pronunciation of inexorable
Here’s how to pronounce inexorable:
Definition of inexorable
inexorable means: not able to be persuaded, changed, or stopped (Ex: inexorable advance of technology).
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Example of inexorable
Here’s the word inexorable used in a sentence:
Discussion: inexorable has always been one of my favorite words, probably because it implies a sense of power and immutability that denotes a great force or occasionally will.
Interestingly, inexorable shares a Latin word root with other familiar words such as orate—orare, which means to argue.
Quickly checking the usage of this word over time, I see that inexorable seems to be shifting more towards a meaning of being unstoppable from its original and more literal sense of unable to be argued with or proven wrong, which is the way that I’ve most often heard it used.
Finally, this word makes me think of juggernaut, which will be an excellent word to discuss in another vocab article.
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