irrespirable

[ ih-res-per-uh-buhl, ir-i-spahyuhr-uh-buhl ]
/ ɪˈrɛs pər ə bəl, ˌɪr ɪˈspaɪər ə bəl /

adjective

not respirable; unfit for breathing.

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Origin of irrespirable

From the Late Latin word irrespīrābilis, dating back to 1815–25. See ir-2, respirable
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British Dictionary definitions for irrespirable

irrespirable
/ (ɪˈrɛspɪrəbəl, ˌɪrɪˈspaɪərəbəl) /

adjective

not fit for breathing or incapable of being breathed
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