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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.
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Emmi de Jesus, in her sponsorship speech, said the divorce bill would recognize that 'the right to enter into a marriage contract has the corresponding spousal right to end such contract when it has reached the point of irreparability.
This feeling of irreparability reveals the profound impact of the violations and the impossibility of recovering the situation prior to the violence.
Here we see the deliberate neglect of the resolution Issued by the Obama administration for the other blatant violations of human rights practiced by the ruling regime of the (NCP) and implemented by its allied militias of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) and the security service called the National Security and Intelligence Services (NISS) The consistent thing in the behaviour of the (NCP) regime under the leadership of genocidal criminal Omar al-Bashir is irreparability, as quoted to have been said by the late Dr.
The result is a magnificent reinterpretation of "The Walk" as staging an "ambiguous, paradoxical, even impossible" theological doctrine in which salvation comes by way of letting go of salvation, accomplished by accepting "the good and faithful earth" as always already redeemed in its irreparability (86).
However, as the story is driven to an expected redemptive climax, in his argumentation the poet is reminded of the irreparability of the Original Sin that puts an end to his aspirations, which is why the poem ends with a prayer, a prayer of despair and acknowledgment of the loss.
See Beatrice Catherine Franklin, Note, Irreparability, I Presume?
At the outset, Laycock, as well as other scholars, have made a persuasive case that "irreparable injury" has become meaningless: when the issue is remedial, as in the tax context, the adequacy and irreparability rules mean the same thing.
But that inquiry would force courts to decide why each member voted as he or she did, to gauge the seriousness of each of the manifold issues facing Congress, and to rank problems by their severity, immediacy, or irreparability.
Denial marks the refusal to mourn: to understand what we have lost and its absolute irreparability.
See Doug Rendleman, Irreparability Irreparably Damaged, 90 MICH.
5(1), at 125 ("Where the issue is remedial, the inadequacy and irreparability rules mean the same thing").
Again, the last two aphorisms of the book state, "When you realize the irreparability of the world, then the world is transcendent," and, "How the world is--this is out of the world" (CV, 88).