- adj. 无情的；不屈不挠的；不可阻挡的；无法改变的
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1. ex- "out" + orare "pray" (see orator).
2. oracle, orator => inexorable.
3. Etymologically, inexorable means 'that cannot be removed by praying'.
- inexorable:  Etymologically, inexorable means ‘that cannot be removed by praying’. It is an adjective of many layers, of which the original is Latin ōrāre ‘pray’ (source of English oracle, orator, etc). Addition of the prefix ex- ‘out’ produced exōrāre ‘remove by pleading or entreating’, and further prefixation and suffixation gave inexōrābilis, which entered English partly via French inexorable.
=> oracle, orator
- inexorable (adj.)
- 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.
- 1. His own career continues its inexorable ascent.
- 2. the inexorable rise of crime
- 3. This trend is inexorable.
- 4. This is an inexorable law governing social advancement.
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- 5. All flashed indignant or appealing glances at the inexorable Davis.
[ inexorable 造句 ]