irrespirable

[ih-res-per-uh-buh l, ir-i-spahyuh r-uh-buh l]
|

adjective

not respirable; unfit for breathing.

Nearby words

  1. irresoluble,
  2. irresolute,
  3. irresolution,
  4. irresolvable,
  5. irrespective,
  6. irresponsibility,
  7. irresponsible,
  8. irresponsive,
  9. irresuscitable,
  10. irretentive

Origin of irrespirable

From the Late Latin word irrespīrābilis, dating back to 1815–25. See ir-2, respirable

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for irrespirable



British Dictionary definitions for irrespirable

irrespirable

adjective

not fit for breathing or incapable of being breathed
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