adjectiveEtymology: Middle English inexpyable, from Latin inexpiabilis, from in- + expiare to expiate Date: 15th century 1. not capable of being atoned for 2.obsoleteimplacable, unappeasable • inexpiablyadverb
Inexpiable In*ex"pi*a*ble, a. [L. inexpiabilis: cf. F. inexpiable. See In- not, and Expiable.] 1. Admitting of no expiation, atonement, or satisfaction; as, an inexpiable crime or offense. --Pomfret. 2. Incapable of being mollified or appeased; relentless; implacable. [Archaic] ``Inexpiable hate.'' --Milton. They are at inexpiable war with all establishments. --Burke.