inexorable

When a person is inexorable, they're stubborn. When a thing or process is inexorable, it can't be stopped.

This is a word for people and things that will not change direction. An inexorable person is hard-headed and cannot be convinced to change their mind, no matter what. You can also say that a process, like the progress of a deadly illness, is inexorable because it can't be stopped. A speeding train with no brakes is inexorable; it's not stopping till it crashes. When you see the word inexorable, think "No one's stopping that."

DEFINITIONS OF: inexorable

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adj not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty

“Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty”
Synonyms:
grim, relentless, stern, unappeasable, unforgiving, unrelenting
implacable
incapable of being placated

adj impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason

“Cynthia was inexorable
Synonyms:
adamant, adamantine, intransigent
inflexible
incapable of change
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