irreconcilable love

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Impossible to reconcile: irreconcilable differences.
  • n. A person, especially a member of a group, who will not compromise, adjust, or submit.
  • n. One of two or more conflicting ideas or beliefs that cannot be brought into harmony.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Unable to be reconciled; opposed; uncompromising.
  • adj. Incompatible, discrepant, contradictory.
  • n. Something that cannot be reconciled.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not reconcilable; not able to be reconciled or brought into accord; implacable; incompatible; inconsistent; disagreeing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not reconcilable; not admitting of reconciliation; that cannot be harmonized or adjusted; incompatible: as, irreconcilable enemies or enmities; irreconcilable principles.
  • n. One who refuses reconciliation or compromise; specifically, in politics, one who adheres to an apparently hopeless political program, and refuses to accept concessions from opponents: as, the Irish or French irreconcilables.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. impossible to reconcile

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