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irremeable

[ ih-rem-ee-uh-buhl, ih-ree-mee- ]
/ ɪˈrɛm i ə bəl, ɪˈri mi- /
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adjective Literary.
permitting no return to the original place or condition; irreversible.
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Origin of irremeable

1560–70; <Latin irremeābilis, equivalent to ir-ir-2 + remeā(re) to come back (re-re- + meāre to go; cf. permeate) + -bilis-ble

OTHER WORDS FROM irremeable

ir·rem·e·a·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for irremeable

irremeable
/ (ɪˈrɛmɪəbəl, ɪˈriː-) /

adjective
archaic, or poetic affording no possibility of return

Derived forms of irremeable

irremeably, adverb

Word Origin for irremeable

C16: from Latin irremeābilis, from ir- + remeāre to return, from re- + meāre to go
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