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Not able to be pacified, placated, or satisfied:‘divine, unappeasable justice’‘what began as an aspiration turned soon to an unappeasable hunger’
intransigent, unbending, unyielding, inflexible, unswerving, unwavering, adamant, obdurate, determined, immovable, unshakeable, implacable, unappeasable, unpacifiable, unplacatable, unmollifiable, unforgiving, unsparing, uncompromisingView synonyms
- ‘It appeared some part of him was compiling a case where the facts had to sway just one man, Rebus Bantam, his own harsh judge and unappeasable jury.’
- ‘New questions go begging for new answers, become unappeasable in the face of old answers, and the system doesn't explode, it implodes.’
- ‘In lived experience, unappeasable misery, as Calle's project itself demonstrates, is almost by definition unanticipated.’
- ‘He confronts existing individuals with the unappeasable responsibility which requires that an arch-decision be made: the decision to exist as a singularity in time.’
- ‘Unlike fetishism, say, or scopophilia, the unappeasable, primitive drives that figure in Antoni's work don't readily lend themselves to sophisticated, daring imagery, the stuff of art.’
- ‘The genius he displayed was of a scientific order, his talent was of an investigatory habit, and his curiosity was unappeasable.’
- ‘There is another parallel with Angela's Ashes, but one that shows how much better this book is: the deaths of no fewer than three Fuller children, and the unappeasable pain of these losses, are evoked with a shattering lack of melodrama.’
- ‘The terrorist's mind may be called absolutist and unappeasable.’
- ‘Today's enemy, however, is not a philosophy that condemned millions, but an implacable, unappeasable, pitiless fanaticism that exists on the very fringes of humanity.’
- ‘In our everyday life we worshipped force, despised compassion, and obeyed no law but our unappeasable appetite.’
- ‘Since Beloved's unappeasable appetite for sugar makes her far from a sweet girl, it demonstrates precisely how the excessive and parodic character of the hysteric's symptoms function as counterhegemonic form of mimicry.’
- ‘Payne seems to suggest dissatisfaction can be righteous, unappeasable.’
- ‘Don't attempt appeasement with an unappeasable government.’
- ‘His ingeniously plotted stories, some of which drew on themes from English and Scandinavian folklore, typically portrayed safe and ordered worlds invaded by terrifying agents of unappeasable supernatural malice.’
- ‘Soviet Communism had an absolute unappeasable hostility that nothing could soften.’
- ‘Taking off from this and other allusions in Trakl's writings, as well as from photographs, Louis-Combet associates the two siblings' unappeasable, guilt-ridden passion with the very core of the poet's creativity.’
- ‘I still see him around and sometimes feed his unappeasable appetite for attention with a few minutes of reckless poke-you-in-the-eye style tag.’
- ‘His intelligence is of a scientific order, of an investigating habit, and of that unappeasable curiosity which believes that there is a particle of a general truth in every mystery.’
- ‘As we saw in the Oresteia, the legal system also arises not to put an end to violence, but to satisfy man's seemingly unappeasable desire for violence and to disguise it as knowledge or justice.’
- ‘But it is time to ask more searching questions about what, precisely, is being conserved, and what is being changed, by the apparently unappeasable force that is globalisation; and who are its owners and beneficiaries.’
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