irrespirable


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ir·res·pi·ra·ble

 (ĭ-rĕs′pər-ə-bəl, ĭr′ĭ-spīr′-)
adj.
Not fit for breathing; not respirable.
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irrespirable

(ɪˈrɛspɪrəbəl; ˌɪrɪˈspaɪərəbəl)
adj
not fit for breathing or incapable of being breathed
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