[ uhn-ri-pair-uh-buh l ]
/ ˌʌn rɪˈpɛər ə bəl /
that cannot be repaired: Some old clocks are unrepairable.
that cannot be rectified or remedied; irreparable.
Irreparable vs. UnrepairableThe words irreparable and unrepairable are synonyms that mean unable to be fixed. Both irreparable and unrepairable are adjectives (words that modify nouns by describing an aspect of them). Irreparable was first used between the late 1300s to early 1400s. It’s a Middle English word derived from the Latin term, irreparabilis, meaning not able to be recovered. Unrepairable is a related form of the verb …
Origin of unrepairable
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