Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Impossible to appease or satisfy.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not to be appeased or pacified; implacable: as, unappeasable anger.

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  • adjective not able to be appeased or satisfied

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty

Etymologies

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un- +‎ appeasable

Examples

  • The Whigs had been somewhat of the opinion that the opposition would not name a candidate for governor and they now asked with apparent wonder why there should be any opposition to Morehead, at the same time attributing it to what they called the unappeasable appetite of the Democrats for office.

    Party Politics in North Carolina, 1835-1860

  • Rather than focus solely on how to win a war or organize a revolution against an "unappeasable" enemy, as Ledeen calls Iran, our government should focus on quelling the violence in Iraq by engaging Iran in diplomacy, as the bi-partisan Baker-Hamilton Commission suggested.

    Nathan Gonzalez: Deconstructing the Mullahs

  • Since the enemy is thought of as being totally evil and totally unappeasable, he must be totally eliminated -- if not from the world, at least from the theatre of operations to which the paranoid directs his attention.

    George Mitrovich: Liberalism's Uncertain Fate

  • The Democrats fold to appease their unappeasable Republican enemies.

    Clancy Sigal: Wimps Don't Win

  • Since the enemy is thought of as being totally evil and totally unappeasable, he must be totally eliminated -- if not from the world, at least from the theatre of operations to which the paranoid directs his attention.

    George Mitrovich: Liberalism's Uncertain Fate

  • He went on: The mind that becomes soiled in youth can never be washed clean again; I know this by my own experience, and to this day I cherish an unappeasable bitterness against the unfaithful guardians of my young life, who not only permitted but compelled me to read an unexpurgated Bible through before I was 15 years old.

    Hugh Rawson: Mark Twain's Language: "Bad" Words Then and Now

  • The Democrats fold to appease their unappeasable Republican enemies.

    Clancy Sigal: Wimps Don't Win

  • The Democrats fold to appease their unappeasable Republican enemies.

    Clancy Sigal: Wimps Don't Win

  • "This deal trade peoples' livelihoods for the votes of a few unappeasable right-wing radicals, and I will not support it," said Rep. Raul Grijalva D., Ariz., chairman of the Congressional Progressive Caucus.

    Again, Boehner Needs Votes

  • He went on: The mind that becomes soiled in youth can never be washed clean again; I know this by my own experience, and to this day I cherish an unappeasable bitterness against the unfaithful guardians of my young life, who not only permitted but compelled me to read an unexpurgated Bible through before I was 15 years old.

    Hugh Rawson: Mark Twain's Language: "Bad" Words Then and Now

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