irreconcilable

Your dad wants Mozart in the car and you want Eminem? That's an irreconcilable difference right there — two tastes or ideas or preferences so different from each other there can be no compatibility or middle ground. Diplomacy can't help, only headphones.

Where would divorce lawyers be without this lovely word irreconcilable? Their clients don't just have differences with their spouses, they have "irreconcilable differences" — in other words, demands or points of view so distant from each other they can never be bought together. Bye-bye marriage, hello legal fees.

Definitions of irreconcilable
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adj impossible to reconcile

irreconcilable differences”
Synonyms:
unreconcilable
hostile
impossible to bring into friendly accord
inconsistent
not capable of being made consistent or harmonious
Antonyms:
reconcilable
capable of being reconciled
harmonizable
capable of being made harmonious or consistent
resolvable
capable of being settled or resolved
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