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It is unappeasable. I mean to say there is nothing to appease it with.
Oh, his unappeasable brow drives on towards one, whose duty tells him he cannot depart.
Khalifeh is not afraid to deploy wit, nor is she afraid to apply to her characters the Wavian treatment of original sin - that is, unrelenting and unappeasable suffering at the rate of exponential increase, a state not unlike the sinless reality of Palestine.
The first part of the film, up until the nightclub sequence, introduces a scenario of want, loneliness, and general unhappiness, as befits a world haunted by unappeasable desire.
Such irresponsible spending is the reason for the heavy burden of taxes Americans now bear--taxes that are routinely wasted on pie-in-the-sky government programs that benefit few besides the overpaid bureaucrats who administer them, or that are shoveled into the unappeasable maw of the national debt, for which interest payments alone now consume hundreds of billions of taxpayer dollars every year.
The expression of this sentiment, furthermore, is not limited to Leopardi's philosophical musings in his notebook; his concept of an unappeasable desire occurs again and again in his poetry.
In a vain attempt to appease an unappeasable system, I saw a psychiatrist, a urologist, and a research physician.
The narrator describes Kennedy as a man of "scientific" intelligence, "investigating habit," and "unappeasable curiosity" (330).
I do not hesitate to draw attention to Volume III of my INTERVENTION Series, and to the chapter on The Unappeasable Price of Appeasement.
[it] converts the irremissibility of an unappeasable and implacable death, the existence of the corpse, into something that can be mediated, comprehended, and hence taken over by human subjectivity in ontological terms
America felt violent, unpredictable, and full of unappeasable rage.
By following through the Tractatus's building of a ladder to a metaphysical standpoint outside ordinary language but then throwing it away, we are to see that Wittgenstein both succumbed to and then overcame a drive toward metaphysics, and by identifying with him we are to see ourselves, our unappeasable metaphysical urge, and our world a new.