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 twins considered that success in the election would reinstate them, and that defeat would work them irreparable damage.
when some one is about to do an irreparable deed through ignorance, and makes the discovery before it is done.
Otherwise the angles might inflict on the unwary Feeler irreparable injury.
But, my dear captain, an accident may happen in a moment, and it would require but one unlucky blow to do the balloon an irreparable injury, so that the trip would be totally defeated; therefore we must act with the greatest caution.
You know, Count, it is much more honorable to admit one's mistake than to let matters become irreparable.
This letter, sir, I received within a fortnight after the irreparable loss I have mentioned; and within a fortnight afterwards, Mr Allworthy--the blessed Mr Allworthy, came to pay me a visit, when he placed me in the house where you now see me, gave me a large sum of money to furnish it, and settled an annuity of L50 a-year upon me, which I have constantly received ever since.
estrangement; but if there has been nothing irreparable.
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.
I need not describe the feelings of those whose dearest ties are rent by that most irreparable evil, the void that presents itself to the soul, and the despair that is exhibited on the countenance.
Whatever else he did, he could not make an irreparable breach between himself and this long-loved wife.
At last he went to bed, out of spirits and heavy at heart, as much because he missed Sancho as because of the irreparable disaster to his stockings, the stitches of which he would have even taken up with silk of another colour, which is one of the greatest signs of poverty a gentleman can show in the course of his never-failing embarrassments.
Sire, I believe it to be most urgent, but I hope, by the speed I have used, that it is not irreparable.