unrepairable

[ uhn-ri-pair-uh-buh l ]
/ ˌʌn rɪˈpɛər ə bəl /

adjective

that cannot be repaired: Some old clocks are unrepairable.
that cannot be rectified or remedied; irreparable.

Nearby words

  1. unremittedly,
  2. unremittent,
  3. unremitting,
  4. unrent,
  5. unrepair,
  6. unrepeatable,
  7. unrepentant,
  8. unreported,
  9. unrepresentative,
  10. unrepresented

Origin of unrepairable

First recorded in 1605–15; un-1 + repair1 + -able

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Word Origin and History for unrepairable

unrepairable

adj.

1610s, from un- (1) "not" + repairable. Related: Unrepairably.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper