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irrespirable

[ih-res-per-uh-buh l, ir-i-spahyuh r-uh-buh l]
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  1. not respirable; unfit for breathing.

Origin of irrespirable

From the Late Latin word irrespīrābilis, dating back to 1815–25. See ir-2, respirable
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irrespirable

adjective
  1. not fit for breathing or incapable of being breathed
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