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  • adv. In a manner, or to a degree, that precludes remedy, cure, or correction; in an irremediable way.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a manner, or to a degree, that precludes remedy, cure, or correction.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an irremediable manner; in a manner or degree that precludes remedy or correction.


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irremediable +‎ -ly


  • [Footnote 1: 'irremediably' text 1668, 'immediately' errata 1668.] [Footnote 2: 'who' omitted 1668, inserted 1669.] 61.

    Characters from 17th Century Histories and Chronicles

  • There are also a couple of things to remember about the general situation: first, our congress is irremediably corrupt; second, what Obama inherited on taking office was a truly dire economic and foreign policy situation.

    More on the Obama sellout (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • But I think we should probably abandon the irremediably religious precisely because that is what they are – irremediable.

    A California Ruling

  • Poor soul, here for so little, cast among so many hardships, filled with desires so incommensurate and so inconsistent; savagely surrounded, savagely descended, irremediably condemned to prey upon his fellow-lives.

    CHAPTER 21

  • If you had actually read my book, instead of trying to make a name for yourself at the animals 'expense, you would know I have stated that roughly 5-10% of animals entering shelter are hopelessly ill, irremediably suffering, or truly vicious dogs and at this time in history, they are killed.

    Mike Stark: How to Communicate With Nathan Winograd?

  • This is the country where power rules over all social relations and pragmatic individualism has irremediably weakened people's trust in politics; this is the country of Mafia and Fascism indeed.

    Ruggero Galtarossa: The Italians

  • Using less coffee and/or a finer grind makes for an irremediably bitter brew, whereas coffee brewed at the upper end of the recommended range and then diluted to taste with hot water is smooth as silk.

    Buying and brewing good coffee in Mexico

  • Reading A Shropshire Lad, you get the idea something has been irremediably ruined, irretrievably lost.

    The Poet Alfred Edward Housman « Unknowing

  • They rarely deal with the other side of the mortgage equation -- consumers and homeowners -- except to present them uniformly as victims of power plays from above; this resembles the belief that asset swings, or bubbles, are irremediably bad and sould be stamped out before they begin.

    Robert Teitelman: Morgenson and Rosner's "Reckless Endangerment"

  • If government control is not imposed the unique resources of the National Park may be irremediably degraded by exploitation for short-term profit.

    Galápagos National Park & Galápagos Marine Resources Reserve, Ecuador


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