Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an irreparable manner; irretrievably; irrecoverably: as, irreparably lost.
- adv. Such that it cannot be repaired.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. In an irreparable manner.
- adv. in an irreparable manner or to an irreparable degree
- irreparable + -ly (Wiktionary)
“In later times the most enlightened heathen nations indulged in the sin of Sodom without compunction or shame. are set forth -- before our eyes. suffering -- undergoing to this present time; alluding to the marks of volcanic fire about the Dead Sea. the vengeance -- Greek, "righteous retribution." eternal fire -- The lasting marks of the fire that consumed the cities irreparably, is a type of the eternal fire to which the inhabitants have been consigned.”
“It’s a delicate irony that his mother’s determination that he should have the best possible education provided the context for his encounter with a disturbing magazine article, concerning a black man who had damaged his skin irreparably by his attempts to lighten it.”
“All my precautions were rendered fruitless, if I allowed her the time, the opportunity to betray me as often as she might choose, and if in the end she did return to me, I should never again be able to forget the time when she had been alone, and even if I won in the end, nevertheless in the past, that is to say irreparably, I should be the vanquished party.”
“Seeing the potential of its software besmirching the Symantec name irreparably, Symantec's CEO surged forward with a new plan: re-write its security software to make it the best in the industry, so as to super-strengthen its stranglehold on the summit of sales supremacy while swiftly swinging its way back into the good books of consumers.”
“Others may be forced to cut their hours or to close their doors, which could cause patients to suffer "irreparably," she added.”
“And it accuses the school of "irreparably" harming Mr. Spaide, demanding that Dalton expunge any reference to the scandal from his record.”
“On the other hand, if her father had fallen irreparably into bad habits -- Dolly would not admit the "irreparably" into her thoughts.”
“GOP Senator: Crist 'irreparably' damaging himself as Independent”
“So those of us who are "secular-minded" or who do profess "an uncomplicated enjoyment of beauty," or both, are not real Americans, are irreparably distant from Americans "as they really are"?”
“The liberal image will be irreparably destroyed with these attacks.”
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