Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

irrepealable

[ir-i-pee-luh-buh l]
adjective
  1. incapable of being repealed or revoked.
Show More

Origin of irrepealable

First recorded in 1625–35; ir-2 + repealable
Related formsir·re·peal·a·bil·i·ty, ir·re·peal·a·ble·ness, nounir·re·peal·a·bly, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for irrepealable

Historical Examples

  • No laws of nature are so irrepealable as that law which binds guilt and misery.

    Slavery

    William E. Channing

  • They were two castes, separate and standing apart as by the irrepealable law of God.

    The Rise of the Mediaeval Church

    Alexander Clarence Flick

  • This irrepealable law of the human heart was a mighty rock of confidence in Lincoln's social and political faith.

  • It possessed not the concentrated power of binding and irrepealable unity to protect the common flag of a common Union.

  • That was the irrepealable condition under which aid from time to time was granted.

    Mrs. Thompson

    William Babington Maxwell


British Dictionary definitions for irrepealable

irrepealable

adjective
  1. not able to be repealed
Show More
Derived Formsirrepealability or irrepealableness, nounirrepealably, adverb
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012