ir·​re·​proach·​able | \ˌir-i-ˈprō-chə-bəl \

Definition of irreproachable 

: not reproachable : blameless, impeccable irreproachable conduct

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Other Words from irreproachable

irreproachability \ˌir-​i-​ˌprō-​chə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē \ noun
irreproachableness \ˌir-​i-​ˈprō-​chə-​bəl-​nəs \ noun
irreproachably \ˌir-​i-​ˈprō-​chə-​blē \ adverb

Examples of irreproachable in a Sentence

His conduct as a police officer was irreproachable. the captain of the force is a police officer of absolutely irreproachable character

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Nor does the book try to preëmpt doubt or blame by emphasizing the author’s irreproachable state of mental and physical health before misfortune struck. Lidija Haas, The New Yorker, "Memoirs of Disease and Disbelief," 17 June 2014 Maintaining the happy delusion that America’s forces are ideal and irreproachable makes that easier. The Economist, "America’s love affair with uniformed men is problematic," 28 Oct. 2017 There seemed something quiet and irreproachable about this neighborhood above it all. Jason Horowitz, New York Times, "My Rome: Still a Classic Beauty," 1 June 2017

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First Known Use of irreproachable

1634, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of irreproachable was in 1634

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English Language Learners Definition of irreproachable

: not deserving criticism or blame : having no fault


ir·​re·​proach·​able | \ˌir-i-ˈprō-chə-bəl \

Kids Definition of irreproachable

: not deserving of criticism : without fault irreproachable manners

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