[ih-rem-ee-uh-buh l, ih-ree-mee-]

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 formsir·rem·e·a·bly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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archaic, or poetic affording no possibility of return
Derived Formsirremeably, adverb

Word Origin for irremeable

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