- (Of an injury or loss) impossible to rectify or repair: they were doing irreparable damage to my heart and lungsMore example sentences
- The whole nation mourned the irreparable loss as Nelson laid peacefully in his sarcophagus.
- Now, some people will insist that massive strokes leave irreparable injuries to the brain.
- We are doomed to choose, and every choice may entail an irreparable loss.
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- Instead, he investigates how these profit motives touch - and irreparably damage - the lives of ordinary people.
- I hope my sins of omission haven't hurt you irreparably.
- We've invoked an irreparably damaging and irresponsible foreign policy of ‘our way or the highway’.
late Middle English: via Old French from Latin irreparabilis, from in- 'not' + reparabilis (see reparable).