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See also: Irreconcilable
Borrowed from Middle French irréconciliable, from Late Latin irreconciliābilis, from in- (“not”) + reconciliō (“I reconcile”) + -ābilis (“-able”).
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irreconcilable (comparative more irreconcilable, superlative most irreconcilable)
- Unable to be reconciled; opposed; uncompromising.
- Incompatible, discrepant, contradictory.
- 1919, W[illiam] Somerset Maugham, “chapter 26”, in The Moon and Sixpence, [New York, N.Y.]: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers […], →OCLC:
- I amused myself by thinking that in his choice of books he showed pleasantly the irreconcilable sides of his fantastic nature.
- (unable to be reconciled): hostile, hateful, antagonistic
unable to be reconciled; opposed; uncompromising
irreconcilable (plural irreconcilables)
- Something that cannot be reconciled.