implacable


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im·plac·a·ble

 (ĭm-plăk′ə-bəl, -plā′kə-)
adj.
Impossible to placate or appease: implacable foes; implacable suspicion.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin implācābilis : in-, not; see in-1 + plācābilis, placable; see placable.]

im·plac′a·bil′i·ty n.
im·plac′a·bly adv.

implacable

(ɪmˈplækəbəl)
adj
1. incapable of being placated or pacified; unappeasable
2. inflexible; intractable
imˌplacaˈbility, imˈplacableness n
imˈplacably adv

im•plac•a•ble

(ɪmˈplæk ə bəl, -ˈpleɪ kə-)

adj.
not to be appeased, mollified, or pacified; inexorable: an implacable enemy.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin implācābilis. See im-2, placable]
im•plac`a•bil′i•ty, im•plac′a•ble•ness, n.
im•plac′a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.implacable - incapable of being placated; "an implacable enemy"
merciless, unmerciful - having or showing no mercy; "the merciless enemy"; "a merciless critic"; "gave him a merciless beating"
placable - easily calmed or pacified

implacable

implacable

adjective
Translations
مُتَصَلِّب، لدود
nesmiřitelný
uforsonlig
engesztelhetetlen
ósættanlegur
negailestingainenumaldomas
nepielūdzamsnesamierināms
amansızmerhametsiz

implacable

[ɪmˈplækəbl] ADJ [enemy, hatred] → implacable

implacable

[ɪmˈplækəbəl] adj [enemy] → implacable

implacable

adj opponent, enemy, hatred, logicunerbittlich; fateunausweichlich; faceunnachgiebig

implacable

[ɪmˈplækəbl] adjimplacabile

implacable

(imˈplӕkəbl) adjective
not able to be satisfied or won over. an implacable enemy.
imˈplacably adverb
References in classic literature ?
So saying the honest but implacable scout made the circuit of the dead, into whose senseless bosoms he thrust his long knife, with as much coolness as though they had been so many brute carcasses.
Gambetta revealed to me the desperate and implacable nature of the man.
He deferred his departure a whole week, and during that time he made me feel what severe punishment a good yet stern, a conscientious yet implacable man can inflict on one who has offended him.
On the mother's death, the money from which her income had been derived was to go to Andrew and Selina, in the same relative proportions as before -- five thousand pounds having been first deducted from the sum and paid to Michael, as the sole legacy left by the implacable father to his eldest son.
The old Squire was an implacable man: he made resolutions in violent anger, and he was not to be moved from them after his anger had subsided-- as fiery volcanic matters cool and harden into rock.
The lord or governor of the place was a Catholic, and had desired missionaries, but his wife had conceived an implacable aversion both from us and the Roman Church, and almost all the inhabitants of that mountain were infected with the same prejudices as she.
They had furious contests with England for the dominion of the sea, and were among the most persevering and most implacable of the opponents of Louis XIV.
One chieftain alone had hesitated before departing; I saw him standing in the shadows of a mighty column, his fingers nervously toying with the hilt of his great-sword and his cruel eyes bent in implacable hatred upon Tal Hajus.
Not a word more would he say, but sat in his implacable sullenness as indifferent to me as though I had not been in the room at all.
Still the same fierce, implacable defiance towards human society!
She felt that a powerful and implacable hand seized her by the hair, and dragged her away as irrevocably as fatality drags humanity.
He clung to one idea -- that of his happiness, destroyed, without apparent cause, by an unheard-of fatality; he considered and reconsidered this idea, devoured it (so to speak), as the implacable Ugolino devours the skull of Archbishop Roger in the Inferno of Dante.