un·​rec·​on·​cil·​able | \ ˌən-ˌre-kən-ˈsī-lə-bəl How to pronounce unreconcilable (audio) , -ˈre-kən-ˌsī-\

Definition of unreconcilable

: impossible to reconcile : irreconcilable Unfortunately, within the scientific community, there are two very divided, almost unreconcilable, camps.— Roy Attaway

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unreconcilability \ ˌən-​ˌre-​kən-​ˌsī-​lə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce unreconcilability (audio) \ noun
unreconcilably \ ˌən-​ˌre-​kən-​ˈsī-​lə-​blē How to pronounce unreconcilably (audio) , -​ˈre-​kən-​ˌsī-​ \ adverb

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To appreciate the whole requires embracing that life is similarly composed of unreconcilable elements. Daniel Fienberg, The Hollywood Reporter, "'The Righteous Gemstones': TV Review," 8 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of unreconcilable

circa 1560, in the meaning defined above

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