irremeable

[ ih-rem-ee-uh-buh l, ih-ree-mee- ]
/ ɪˈrɛm i ə bəl, ɪˈri mi- /

adjective Literary.

permitting no return to the original place or condition; irreversible.

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

Related forms

ir·rem·e·a·bly, adverb
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irremeable

/ (ɪˈrɛmɪəbəl, ɪˈriː-) /

adjective

archaic, or poetic affording no possibility of return

Derived Forms

irremeably, adverb

Word Origin for irremeable

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