implacable implacable  /ɪm ˈplæ kə bəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) incapable of being placated

Usage(s):

  1. In spite of the best effort of the mother, the screaming toddler was implacable and could not be calmed down.
  2. Devon was declared unfit to fly since the implacable laws of heredity made sure that he carried color blindness from his mother.

News

  • Zimmerman Would Have Been Arrested Sooner If Victim Had Been White

    People have asserted rather implacable, polarized opinions in the George Zimmerman case. The Florida resident is on trial for the February 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman encountered the teenager during a neighborhood patrol whereupon the two scuffled and Trayvon was fatally shot and killed. Details surrounding the circumstances of the encounter, shooting,... Read ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

Quotes

  1. "It is a big, complicated relationship, but it is not one that is anything like the implacable hostility" that clouded ties between the United States and the Soviet Union, Rice said before she arrived in Moscow for two days of meetings amid...
    on May 14, 2007 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: People's Daily Online

  2. Mrs Clinton said: "I believe it is a better route for him to follow at this time than to attempt to return in the face of the implacable opposition of the de facto regime. So, instead of another confrontation that might result in a loss of life,...
    on Jul 7, 2009 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  3. "The whole idea of the man who fell to Earth is sort of what we tried to get across in his introduction to the movie. He's just coming out of the landscape," Joel Coen said. "You make him both the implacable killer, but you imbue him with...
    on Feb 24, 2008 By: Coen brothers Source: Jerusalem Post

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