Definition of irreclaimable in English:

irreclaimable

Syllabification: ir·re·claim·a·ble
Pronunciation: /ˌiriˈklāməbəl
 
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adjective

Not able to be reclaimed or reformed.
More example sentences
  • It would be hackneyed if I say that death is something very sad and irreclaimable.
  • No impulse in man is irreclaimable; nothing human is doomed to destruction.
  • With all his savagery, he was not half so savage, so unclean, so irreclaimable, as the tenant of a tenement in an East London slum.

Derivatives

irreclaimably

adverb
More example sentences
  • ‘The oppressed,’ snarled Bierce, ‘are dirty, vicious, and irreclaimably ignorant.’
  • No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad.
  • The Monsignor described the Abbey as a little corner of England which is irreclaimably French.

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