irremeable

adjective

ir·​re·​me·​able i-ˈrē-mē-ə-bəl How to pronounce irremeable (audio)
ˌi(r)-
: offering no possibility of return
irremeable losses

Word History

Etymology

Latin irremeabilis, from in- + remeare to go back, from re- + meare to go — more at permeate

First Known Use

1569, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of irremeable was in 1569

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Cite this Entry

“Irremeable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/irremeable. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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