- not admitting of remedy, cure, or repair: irremediable conduct.
Origin of irremediable
Related formsir·re·me·di·a·ble·ness, nounir·re·me·di·a·bly, adverb
From the Latin
dating back to 1540–50.
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Examples from the Web for irremediably
Historical Examples of irremediably
He was hurt, irremediably hurt, he knew, in what stands in us for the affections.
He felt that he was done for; completely, irremediably done for.
I had him in my power, terribly, irremediably; and he consented to it.
"You are young and not irremediably lost," said Mr. Phoebus.
His life had been irremediably seared by his Siberian experiences.
British Dictionary definitions for irremediably
Derived Formsirremediableness, nounirremediably, adverb
- not able to be remedied; incurable or irreparable
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Word Origin and History for irremediably
mid-15c., from Late Latin irremediabilis, from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + remediabilis (see remediable).
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