adjective Date: 1662 incapable of being reclaimed • irreclaimably adverb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • irreclaimable — ir re*claim a*ble, a. Incapable of being reclaimed. Addison. {ir re*claim a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • irreclaimable — I adjective abandoned, beyond cure, beyond hope, hopeless, incurable, irredeemable, irremediable, irreparable, irretrievable, irreversible, irrevocable, lost, ruined, undone, unredeemed II index incorrigible, iniquitous, irredeemable …   Law dictionary

  • irreclaimable — [ir΄i klām′ə bəl] adj. that cannot be reclaimed irreclaimability n. irreclaimably adv …   English World dictionary

  • irreclaimable — irreclaimability, irreclaimableness, n. irreclaimably, adv. /ir i klay meuh beuhl/, adj. not reclaimable; incapable of being reclaimed or rehabilitated: an irreclaimable swamp; irreclaimable offenders. [1600 10; IR 2 + RECLAIMABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • irreclaimable — adjective Incapable of being reclaimed; not reclaimable; unable to be restored or redeemed; as, an irreclaimable criminal; irreclaimable land …   Wiktionary

  • irreclaimable — Synonyms and related words: beyond recall, beyond remedy, cureless, gone, graceless, immedicable, incorrigible, incurable, inoperable, irrecoverable, irredeemable, irreformable, irremediable, irreparable, irretrievable, irreversible, irrevocable …   Moby Thesaurus

  • irreclaimable — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. irreparable, incorrigible, beyond hope; see hopeless 2 , irreparable …   English dictionary for students

  • irreclaimable — ir·re·claim·a·ble || ‚ɪrɪ kleɪmÉ™bl adj. cannot be reclaimed; cannot be reformed; cannot be brought into use (as of land); cannot be revoked …   English contemporary dictionary

  • irreclaimable — adjective not able to be reclaimed. Derivatives irreclaimably adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • irreclaimable — a. 1. Irrecoverable, hopeless, irreparable, past cure, past hope, remediless, irretrievable, irreversible, incurable, past mending. 2. Obdurate, hardened, impenitent, incorrigible, lost, abandoned, profligate, graceless, shameless, recreant,… …   New dictionary of synonyms

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