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- adj. Not reconcilable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
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- adj. impossible to reconcile
But a senior U.S. diplomat in Kabul said "there is some thinking going on in Washington" now about being more open to reconciliation, even to Karzai's proposed outreach to Taliban leaders that the Pentagon has described as unreconcilable, including hard-line chief Mullah Mohammad Omar.
Pelosi added that the unreconcilable philosophical differences between Republicans and Dems on abortion left Dems no choice but to adopt a scorched-earth approach to the war ahead.
It's this thematic difference that I think defines them as in many ways unreconcilable.
Released last week by the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum, the newly discovered papers include a draft dated Dec. 21, 1960, that says though he as a Republican faced Democratic control of both the House and Senate for six of his eight years in the White House, "We did not fall out into bitter, unreconcilable factions which in other nations have paralyzed the democratic process."
If ALL delegates and ALL of the popular votes in FL and MI are NOT given to Sen. Clilnton, the party divisions will be unreconcilable.
In this sense, can we say that the dismissal of Schoenberg et al had its roots in a sort of century-long "me, me, me, emotive"/composer-becoming-the-subject of historical inquiry -- where the "forward looking" or the "next new thing" was the prescient objective -- came to a violent collision with the unfamiliar, one which is unreconcilable with nostalgia?
At some point you can accept 'One True Faith' or you can embrace 'Ecumenicalism' but these are fundamentally unreconcilable.
In every collaboration, someone has to have the final word in case of an unreconcilable disagreement.
The results were devastating as the normally hyper-efficient German accountancy ground to a halt as the discrepancy was found to be unreconcilable.
All we ask of them is that they keep playing to type and not introduce internal unreconcilable qualities into the picture or -- worst of all -- morally mixed qualities.
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