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irreconcilableness

Definitions

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  • n. The quality of being irreconcilable; irreconcilability; incompatibility; incongruity.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being irreconcilable; irreconcilability; incompatibility; incongruity.

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Examples

  • With regret I speak it of the charmer of my soul, that irreconcilableness is her family-fault — the less excusable indeed for her, as she herself suffers by it in so high a degree from her own relations.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • But, nevertheless, the irreconcilableness of my relations, whom I love with an unabated reverence; my apprehensions of fresh violences,

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • On the other hand, if we find a reconcilableness or an irreconcilableness of Darwin's views with the objective substance of religion, the possible question as to its reconcilableness or irreconcilableness with subjective religiousness on the ground of those results wholly answers itself.

    The Theories of Darwin and Their Relation to Philosophy, Religion, and Morality

  • We shall group the utterances upon the relation of the Darwinian theories to morality as we did those in regard to the relation of Darwinism to religion; and shall first let the advocates of an irreconcilableness between the two speak, then those advocating a reformative influence of

    The Theories of Darwin and Their Relation to Philosophy, Religion, and Morality

  • From what we said at the beginning of the preceding preliminary view, it is evident that we have to look for the advocates of an irreconcilableness between morality and Darwinism, not in the camp of the followers of the latter, but only in that of its adversaries.

    The Theories of Darwin and Their Relation to Philosophy, Religion, and Morality

  • He for the first time caught a glimpse of the utter irreconcilableness of the Northern conviction that slavery was evil and unendurable, and the Southern claim that it was divine and necessary; and he began here to realize that something must be done.

    McClure's Magazine, Vol. 6, No. 6, May, 1896

  • Lincoln had seen the irreconcilableness of Douglas's own measure of popular sovereignty, which declared that the people of a territory should be left to regulate their domestic concerns in their own way subject only to the

    Our American Holidays: Lincoln's Birthday A Comprehensive View of Lincoln as Given in the Most Noteworthy Essays, Orations and Poems, in Fiction and in Lincoln's Own Writings

  • But for the Humanists, for Dürer and his friends, the consciousness of the irreconcilableness of that spectacle with the necessary ideals of human nature had not produced, as in our contemporaries and our immediate forerunners it has produced, either the atrophy of expectation which afflicts some, or the extravagance of ingenuity that cannot rest till it has rationalised hope, which torments others.

    Albert Durer

  • Apart from its irreconcilableness with many of his most emphatic judgments, Mr. Carlyle's doctrine about Nature's registration of the penalties of injustice is intrinsically an anachronism.

    Critical Miscellanies, Vol. I Essay 2: Carlyle

  • The irreconcilableness of the common doctrine of endless misery with any worthy idea of God is made clear by a process of reasoning whose premises are as undeniable as its logic is irrefragable and its conclusion consolatory.

    The Destiny of the Soul A Critical History of the Doctrine of a Future Life

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