- incapable of being reclaimed or rehabilitated: an irreclaimable swamp; irreclaimable offenders.
Origin of irreclaimable
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Examples from the Web for irreclaimable
She does not teach that human nature is irreclaimable, else wherefore should she be sent?Apologia Pro Vita Sua
John Henry Cardinal Newman
They fall into the ranks of those whom the world abandons as irreclaimable.
But the lesson sits lightly on him, and he remains in heart as irreclaimable as ever.Gipsy Life
And then how pitiful to think that he—with all his gifts—should be irreclaimable, after all.Hedda Gabler
In a general view, it might be termed an irreclaimable desert.History of the State of California
John T. Frost
- not able to be reclaimed
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