immitigable (adj.) 1570s, from L. immitigabilis, from assimilated form of in- "not" (see IN- (Cf. in-) (1) + mitigabilis, from pp. stem of mitigare "make mild or gentle" (see MITIGATE (Cf. mitigate)). Related: Immitigably.

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  • Immitigable — Im*mit i*ga*ble, a. [L. immitigabilis; fr. pref. im not + mitigare to mitigate.] Not capable of being mitigated, softened, or appeased. Coleridge. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • immitigable — index irredeemable, irremediable, irrevocable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • immitigable — [i mit′i gə bəl] adj. [LL immitigabilis: see IN 2 & MITIGATE] that cannot be mitigated …   English World dictionary

  • immitigable — adjective Etymology: Late Latin immitigabilis, from Latin in + mitigare to mitigate Date: 1576 not capable of being mitigated • immitigably adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • immitigable — immitigability, n. immitigably, adv. /i mit i geuh beuhl/, adj. not mitigable; not to be mitigated. [1570 80; < LL immitigabilis. See IM 2, MITIGABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • immitigable — adjective That cannot be mitigated …   Wiktionary

  • immitigable — adj. cannot be mitigated, cannot be made less severe, unappeasable, cannot be lessened …   English contemporary dictionary

  • immitigable — [ɪ mɪtɪgəb(ə)l] adjective chiefly literary unable to be made less serious. Derivatives immitigably adverb Origin C16: from late L. immitigabilis, from in not + mitigabilis able to be mitigated …   English new terms dictionary

  • immitigable — a. Not to be mitigated, that cannot be mitigated, unappeasable, that cannot be allayed or assuaged …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • immitigable — im·mitigable …   English syllables

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