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reconcilable

[rek-uh n-sahy-luh-buh l, rek-uh n-sahy-luh-buh l]
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adjective
  1. capable of being reconciled.

Origin of reconcilable

First recorded in 1605–15; reconcile + -able
Related formsrec·on·cil·a·bil·i·ty, rec·on·cil·a·ble·ness, nounrec·on·cil·a·bly, adverbnon·rec·on·cil·a·bil·i·ty, nounnon·rec·on·cil·a·ble, adjectivenon·rec·on·cil·a·ble·ness, nounnon·rec·on·cil·a·bly, adverbun·rec·on·cil·a·ble, adjectiveun·rec·on·cil·a·ble·ness, nounun·rec·on·cil·a·bly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for unreconcilable

Historical Examples

  • Unthankfulness, which tends to make them unreconcilable and unrecoverable.

    A Christian Directory (Volume 1 of 4)

    Richard Baxter

  • She never liked to be seen or heard under a disadvantage, and she surely had received an unreconcilable insult just now.

    Six Girls

    Fannie Belle Irving

  • Many, said he, and such as are unreconcilable towards strangers, and of monstrous and deformed proportions.

    Lucian's True History

    Lucian of Samosata


British Dictionary definitions for unreconcilable

reconcilable

adjective
  1. able or willing to be reconciled
Derived Formsreconcilability or reconcilableness, nounreconcilably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for unreconcilable

reconcilable

adj.

1610s, from reconcile + -able.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper