irreparable


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ir·rep·a·ra·ble

 (ĭ-rĕp′ər-ə-bəl)
adj.
Impossible to repair, rectify, or amend: irreparable harm; irreparable damages.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin irreparābilis : in-, not; see in-1 + reparābilis, reparable; see reparable.]

ir·rep′a·ra·bil′i·ty, ir·rep′a·ra·ble·ness n.
ir·rep′a·ra·bly adv.

irreparable

or

irrepairable

adj
not able to be repaired or remedied; beyond repair
irˌreparaˈbility, irˈreparableness n
irˈreparably adv

ir•rep•a•ra•ble

(ɪˈrɛp ər ə bəl)

adj.
not reparable; incapable of being rectified, remedied, or made good: an irreparable mistake.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin]
ir•rep′a•ra•ble•ness, n.
ir•rep′a•ra•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.irreparable - impossible to repair, rectify, or amend; "irreparable harm"; "an irreparable mistake"; "irreparable damages"
rectifiable, reparable - capable of being repaired or rectified; "reparable damage to the car"; "rectifiable wrongs"

irreparable

adjective beyond repair, irreversible, incurable, irretrievable, irrecoverable, irremediable The move would cause irreparable harm to the organization.

irreparable

adjective
Offering no hope or expectation of improvement:
Translations
لا يُعَوِّض، لا يُصَلَّح
nenapravitelný
uoprettelig
óbætanlegur
nepataisomai
neatgūstamsnelabojams
onarılamaztelâfisi imkânsız

irreparable

[ɪˈrepərəbl] ADJirreparable

irreparable

[ɪˈrɛpərəbəl] adj [damage, harm] → irréparable

irreparable

adj damageirreparabel, nicht wiedergutzumachen pred, → nicht wiedergutzumachend attr; harm alsobleibend; lossunersetzlich; injuryirreparabel

irreparable

[ɪˈrɛprəbl] adjirrimediabile, irreparabile

irreparable

(iˈrepərəbl) adjective
(of damage etc) that cannot be put right.
irˈreparably adverb
References in classic literature ?
The little schoolboy, aided by the impish figure of the negro dancer, had wrought an irreparable ruin.
The twins considered that success in the election would reinstate them, and that defeat would work them irreparable damage.
Her thoughts were silently fixed on the irreparable injury which too early an independence and its consequent habits of idleness, dissipation, and luxury, had made in the mind, the character, the happiness, of a man who, to every advantage of person and talents, united a disposition naturally open and honest, and a feeling, affectionate temper.
The accident which had literally snatched the Trust from her possession when she had it in her hand was irreparable.
Mell having left me while he took his irreparable boots upstairs, I went softly to the upper end of the room, observing all this as I crept along.
Whatever else he did, he could not make an irreparable breach between himself and this long-loved wife.
If gentlemen, great lords, nobles, men of high birth, were to rate me as a fool I should take it as an irreparable insult; but I care not a farthing if clerks who have never entered upon or trod the paths of chivalry should think me foolish.
The carriage could not be raised; the horses were taken out with serious and, as it proved, irreparable loss of time.
Otherwise the angles might inflict on the unwary Feeler irreparable injury.
He shuddered as he thought of the irreparable wrong that his love would have done the innocent child but for the chance that had snatched her from him before it was too late.
when some one is about to do an irreparable deed through ignorance, and makes the discovery before it is done.
Sire, I believe it to be most urgent, but I hope, by the speed I have used, that it is not irreparable.