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Synonyms for unappeasable

having an insatiable appetite for an activity or pursuit

Synonyms for unappeasable

not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty

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More often than not, Flem is characterized as "a grotesque figure" (Pilkington 239), a man "motivated by an unappeasable natural appetite for money, power, and position" (Watson 12), an embodiment of "naked aggression, undiluted acquisitiveness" (Brooks 190), and much worse.
28) These ideas reflected deeply seated beliefs about the basic nature of the United States as an implacable and unappeasable imperialist power.
To the rehearsal of these fairly well-known arguments about the meaning of appropriation, Raysse's peculiar use of the practice, expressed in his feel for a gaseous, acerbic palette, may reveal the artist's unappeasable love for the model--no matter how debased the prototype might seem in our culture of adolescent attention spans.
At the same time, one and the other both pass almost invisibly through the course of the various great ideas of their time; one and the other both propagate readings that are difficult or impossible, as if one's apprenticeship to their work were only an unappeasable appetite, or an unsought and intuitive aptitude; one and the other both, finally, represent a crucial sort of annoyance--or monotonous sort of pleasure--within those regimes of banality and revelation that are dictionaries and indexes of names.
As the Buddhists say, as soon as you have managed to get the thing you wanted, you are dissatisfied, because the possession of a wished-for thing cannot satisfy the ego's unappeasable craving for more.
The betrayal of one's desire (of not having 'acted in conformity with the desire that is in you', impervious to the prescriptions instilled in us by ideology) binds us more strongly to the Law, and that concomitantly provokes in us unappeasable guilty feelings which are dispensed by an agency Lacan calls "superego" (1992: 314).
Curiosity, alarm, and unappeasable grief drive me forward.
The sea is the unappeasable customs officer who at the primal moment coldly seized the histories of all arrivees, cargo or captain.
A long, terrible conflict in the wake of the failure of accommodation would reveal an Afghan array of forces, interests, and passions sufficiently favorable to the Taliban to make them an unappeasable force with enduring nationwide strength.
What I didn't understand was that an unappeasable self-pity lay behind his work, the result of his belief that his life had been blighted by an outrageously unfair childhood.
But the political case for billions in civilian and military assistance becomes complicated if the Pakistani government seems helpless amid chaos, intimidated by radicalism and desperate to appease the unappeasable," he added.
was earnest that there was someone not merely to whom to write, but for whom to write, to speak for, to justify my sometimes unappeasable wish or need to say 'we' and know whom I meant, or wanted to mean" (432).
Later in the dance Elizabeth questions him on his resentment, which, as she recalls he said, once created is unappeasable.
being bred to be wholly subservient to his will, and filled with unappeasable hatred of Elves and Men" ("Orcs" 416).
In a paranoid culture, as Hofstadter recognized, the enemy is "thought of as being totally evil and totally unappeasable [and] must be totally eliminated.