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Definition of "irremediable" [ir•re•me•di•a•ble]

  • Impossible to remedy, correct, or repair; incurable or irreparable: irremediable errors in judgment. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "irremediable" in a sentence
  • "The flanks of the Austrian host began to advance so as to enclose the small peasant force, and involve it in irremediable destruction."
  • "He fell into the common fault of incorrigible offenders; lamenting that he had not subdued the first cravings of desire, and wishing to recall the irremediable past, while to reform the present was too vast a labour."
  • "“Were it possible,” cried he, “for fate to reconcile contradictions, and recall the irremediable current of events, I would now believe that there was happiness still in reserve for the forlorn Zelos, now that I tread the land of freedom and humanity, now that I find myself befriended by the most generous of men."