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Webster 1913 Edition


Implacable

Im-pla′ca-ble

,
Adj.
[L.
implacabilis
; pref.
im-
not +
placabilis
: cf. F.
implacable
. See
Placable
.]
1.
Not placable; not to be appeased; incapable of being pacified; inexorable;
as, an
implacable
prince
.
I see thou art
implacable
.
Milton.
An object of
implacable
enmity.
Macaulay.
2.
Incapable of being relieved or assuaged; inextinguishable.
[R.]
O! how I burn with
implacable
fire.
Spenser.
Syn. – Unappeasable; inexorable; irreconcilable; unrelenting; relentless; unyielding.

Definition 2022


implacable

implacable

See also: implaçable

English

Adjective

implacable (comparative more implacable, superlative most implacable)

  1. Not able to be placated or appeased.
  2. Adamant; immovable.

Translations


French

Adjective

implacable m, f (plural implacables)

  1. implacable, harsh, unrelenting

Spanish

Etymology

Latin implācābilis.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [im.plaˈka.βle]

Adjective

implacable m, f (plural implacables)

  1. implacable, harsh, unrelenting

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