from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Difficult or impossible to appease: inappeasable resentment.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. That cannot be appeased.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Incapable of being appeased or satisfied; unappeasable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not to be appeased.


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  • He seemed to project those two shining knobs of temples of his into everything that went on and to brush his hair farther and farther back, until the very roots were almost ready to fly out of his head in inappeasable philanthropy.

    Bleak House

  • In his former journey he acquired an inappeasable relish for his dreadful food.

    Reprinted Pieces

  • The anguish it caused a man so compressed must have been terrible; the wrath it awakened inappeasable.

    Mugby Junction

  • All through the long sorrow of that night I, who had rejected him, confessed his sway with tears and inappeasable regrets ....

    In the Days of the Comet

  • He gazed grimly and indifferently at everything, with inappeasable grief printed on his stolid face; and said softly, as he drooped his head, “My son, my Ostap!”

    Taras Bulba

  • He gazed grimly and indifferently at everything, with inappeasable grief printed on his stolid face, and said softly, as he drooped his head, ` ` My son, my Ostap! ''

    Taras Bulba and Other Tales

  • He sang of fellowship, of comradeship in ancient days through stress of adventure and deadly combat; then with organ sobs that shook the heart, of death and the infinite loneliness of death, and of the inappeasable sorrow of the survivor lamenting his Jonathan.

    Border Ghost Stories

  • That was the cause of the inappeasable fury of the Tuvaches, who had remained miserably poor.

    Golden Stories A Selection of the Best Fiction by the Foremost Writers

  • But they make one hungry with an inappeasable appetite, these "Memorials of Gormandizing," bringing to mind all the beautiful dinners eaten in Latin countries, and filling the heart with longing for the hotels that look out on the Louvre at Paris, the Villa

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 118, August, 1867

  • The soul is touched with the strong necessity of loving; and its power becomes intense and inappeasable in proportion to the capacity of the heart; and yet some of the greatest of those have reposed so supremely in the innate and ineffable Ideal that to the uninitiated they have seemed in their serenity as pulseless as pearls.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 10, No. 62, December, 1862


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