irremediable


ir·re·me·di·a·ble

adjective \ˌir-i-ˈmē-dē-ə-bəl\

: not able to be repaired or corrected

Full Definition of IRREMEDIABLE

:  not remediable <an irremediable error>; also :  incurable
ir·re·me·di·a·ble·ness noun
ir·re·me·di·a·bly \-blē\ adverb

Examples of IRREMEDIABLE

  1. There was an irremediable split between the two sides of the family.
  2. <the firm belief that no juvenile delinquent is irremediable>

Origin of IRREMEDIABLE

Middle English, from Latin irremediabilis, from in- + remediabilis remediable
First Known Use: 15th century

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ir·re·me·di·a·ble

adjective \ˌir-i-ˈmēd-ē-ə-bəl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of IRREMEDIABLE

: impossible to remedy or cure

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