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irreparable

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adjective ir·rep·a·ra·ble \i-ˈre-p(ə-)rə-bəl, ˌi(r)- also ÷ˌir-(r)ə-ˈper-ə-bəl\

Simple Definition of irreparable

  • : too bad to be corrected or repaired

Full Definition of irreparable

  1. :  not reparable :  irremediable <irreparable damage>

ir·rep·a·ra·ble·ness noun
ir·rep·a·ra·bly play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of irreparable

  1. The oil spill did irreparable harm to the bay.

  2. The damage to their relationship was irreparable.



Origin of irreparable

Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin irreparabilis, from in- + reparabilis reparable


First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with irreparable



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