irreparable

If something is broken or destroyed for good — a toy, a relationship, a pair of pants — you can say it is irreparable or unable to be repaired.

When you get into a fight with your best friend, it sometimes feels like the damage to the relationship has been irreparable, but given some time, good friendships can come back from even the worst type of damage. Though irreparable looks like it might be pronounced ir-re-PAIR-able, it's usually pronounced ir-REP-ar-able.

DEFINITIONS OF: irreparable

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adj impossible to repair, rectify, or amend

irreparable harm”
“an irreparable mistake”
irreparable damages”
Antonyms:
rectifiable, reparable
capable of being repaired or rectified
maintainable
capable of being maintained
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