inexpiable

  • 1 inexpiable — [ inɛkspjabl ] adj. • v. 1500; lat. inexpiabilis 1 ♦ Qui ne peut être expié. Crime, faute, forfait inexpiable. 2 ♦ Littér. Que rien ne peut apaiser, faire cesser. Lutte inexpiable, sans merci. ⇒ impitoyable, implacable. « engagés dans des… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Inexpiable — In*ex pi*a*ble, a. [L. inexpiabilis: cf. F. inexpiable. See {In } not, and {Expiable}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Admitting of no expiation, atonement, or satisfaction; as, an inexpiable crime or offense. Pomfret. [1913 Webster] 2. Incapable of being… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 inexpiable — [in eks′pē ə bəl] adj. [L inexpiabilis] 1. that cannot be expiated or atoned for [an inexpiable sin] 2. Archaic that cannot be appeased; implacable inexpiably adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 inexpiable — I adjective base, blameworthy, censurable, condemnable, disgraceful, evil, facinorous, flagitious, heinous, indefensible, inexcusable, inexplicabilis, infamous, nefarious, reprehensible, scandalous, shameful, unallowable, unatonable, unforgivable …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 inexpiable — 1560s, from L. inexpiabilis that cannot be atoned for, from in not (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + expiabilis, from expiare (see EXPIATION (Cf. expiation)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 inexpiable — (Del lat. inexpiabĭlis). adj. Que no se puede expiar …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 7 inexpiable — (Del lat. inexpiabilis.) ► adjetivo Que no puede ser expiado o perdonado: ■ delito inexpiable. ANTÓNIMO [expiable] * * * inexpiable adj. De tal naturaleza que no se puede expiar. * * * inexpiable. (Del lat. inexpiabĭlis). adj. Que no se puede… …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 8 inexpiable — (i nèk spi a bl ) adj. Qui ne peut être expié. Cette inexpiable faute. Un forfait inexpiable. HISTORIQUE    XVIe s. •   Inexpiable, MONET Dict.. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat. inexpiabilis, de in.... 1, et expiare, expier …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 9 inexpiable — inexpiableness, n. inexpiably, adv. /in eks pee euh beuhl/, adj. 1. not to be expiated; not allowing for expiation or atonement: an inexpiable crime. 2. Obs. implacable: inexpiable hate. [1560 70; < L inexpiabilis. See IN 3, EXPIABLE] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 10 inexpiable — /ɪnˈɛkspiəbəl/ (say in ekspeeuhbuhl) adjective 1. not to be expiated; admitting of no expiation or atonement: an inexpiable crime. 2. not to be appeased by expiation; implacable: inexpiable hate. {Latin inexpiābilis} –inexpiableness, noun… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 11 inexpiable — {{#}}{{LM I21718}}{{〓}} {{[}}inexpiable{{]}} ‹i·nex·pia·ble› {{《}}▍ adj.inv.{{》}} {{♂}}Referido especialmente a una culpa,{{♀}} que no se puede expiar o borrar con el cumplimiento de un castigo: • Cometió un crimen inexpiable y le pesará mientras …

    Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • 12 INEXPIABLE — adj. des deux genres Qui ne peut être expié. Crime inexpiable …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 13 INEXPIABLE — adj. des deux genres Qui ne peut être expié. Crime inexpiable …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 14 inexpiable — in•ex•pi•a•ble [[t]ɪnˈɛks pi ə bəl[/t]] adj. not to be expiated; not allowing for expiation or atonement: an inexpiable crime[/ex] …

    From formal English to slang

  • 15 inexpiable — adjective Etymology: Middle English inexpyable, from Latin inexpiabilis, from in + expiare to expiate Date: 15th century 1. not capable of being atoned for 2. obsolete implacable, unappeasable • inexpiably adverb …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 16 inexpiable — adjective both unforgivable and inexplicable …

    Wiktionary

  • 17 inexpiable — in|ex|pi|a|ble Mot Pla Adjectiu invariable …

    Diccionari Català-Català

  • 18 inexpiable — in·ex·pi·a·ble || ɪn ekspɪəbl adj. cannot be pardoned, unforgivable, cannot be expiated, cannot be atoned for …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19 inexpiable — [ɪn ɛkspɪəb(ə)l] adjective (of an offence) not able to be expiated. Derivatives inexpiably adverb …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 20 inexpiable — a. 1. Unpardonable, irremissible, unatonable, not to be atoned for, that admits of no satisfaction. 2. Implacable, unappeasable, inexorable, not to be appeased, irreconcilable …

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