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irrevocableness

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Irrevocability.

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Examples

  • It was now as it had been eight months ago — Adam was forcing Arthur to feel more intensely the irrevocableness of his own wrong-doing.

    Adam Bede

  • He stood like an immovable obstacle against which no pressure could avail; an embodiment of what Arthur most shrank from believing in — the irrevocableness of his own wrongdoing.

    Adam Bede

  • Then such a wave of despair and anguish overwhelmed him, the irrevocableness and implacability of fate so smote him, that he lifted up his head and howled aloud.

    Flush: a biography

  • These are the qualifications on which, it seems, God grafts his gifts and graces, and whoso abode in the persons in whom they are is the condition whereon the irrevocableness of those gifts and graces does depend.

    The Doctrine of the Saints��� Perseverance Explained and Confirmed

  • That we may have full assurance of the truth and irrevocableness of the promise, God gives us the Spirit to satisfy our hearts of it; and thence is he said to seal us, by assuring our hearts of those promises and their stability.

    Of Communion with God the Father, Son and Holy Ghost

  • For the second time that evening Ishmael was seized by the awful feeling of irrevocableness, of an impossible thing having happened and of it being still more impossible to undo it.

    Secret Bread

  • Each new exhibition of the irrevocableness of the break between Jesus and the leaders was a severe test of their loyalty.

    The Life of Jesus of Nazareth

  • Faced by the irrevocableness of her action, Nan was overtaken by dismay.

    The Moon out of Reach

  • The quiet irrevocableness of his answer shook her optimism.

    The Hermit of Far End

  • Perhaps it was the finality of death, the irrevocableness of it.

    Flying Colours

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