AskDefine | Define inexorability

Dictionary Definition

inexorability n : mercilessness characterized by an unwillingness to relent or let up; "the relentlessness or their pursuit" [syn: relentlessness, inexorableness]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. The quality or state of being inexorable
    (...the inexorability of global warming gave people a reason to reduce automobile use...)

Extensive Definition

Inevitable derives from the Latin word vitare (to avoid) and the prefix in (meaning not or without). It refers to something that cannot be avoided.


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