Definition of ineradicable in English:



  • Unable to be destroyed or removed.

    ‘ineradicable hostility’
    • ‘Official corruption has been targeted since the early 1980s but seems ineradicable.’
    • ‘He spoke English as he wrote it, with a fondness for imagery, even for little parables - but with an ineradicable French accent that was as much part of his persona as his burly frame and curly hair.’
    • ‘The Great War was something that happened to real people and had ineradicable effects on their families and the nations to which they belonged.’
    • ‘Here is the seeming ineradicable fallacy that multiplying currency increases wealth and prosperity.’
    • ‘The libertarian idea of society would hold true even if a degree of coercion were absolutely necessary and ineradicable: the more authority residing in civil society rather than the state, the better.’
    • ‘Once established, it is an ineradicable weed and it is now naturalized all over Europe and in the USA.’
    • ‘For him, faith was ineradicable as long as humans were in fear of personal annihilation - a contingency that seems likely to persist.’
    • ‘The Complete Prestige Recordings is a mammoth 11 CD set in tribute to a jazz giant that left behind an ineradicable mark in the annals of modern jazz music.’
    • ‘Rawls' discussion of the distinction between liberal and decent peoples, for example, recognizes that concrete historical differences among peoples are inevitable and ineradicable.’
    • ‘Sadly, a potential for communal hatred seems to be an ineradicable part of human nature.’
    • ‘I'm looking for evidence to counter the belief that war or the threat thereof are ineradicable aspects of our culture.’
    • ‘Although such instruments are flexible and simple to use, their ink leaves a deep and ineradicable stain.’
    • ‘Converts accepted their own ineradicable sinfulness, but they were psychologically freed by the proclamation that God nevertheless considered them innocent or righteous.’
    • ‘And unlike sidewalk vendors, Internet operations do leave traces - sometimes ineradicable ones.’
    • ‘The idea of a primordial, ineradicable Guilt is not original to Heidegger.’
    • ‘Even if the differences are cultural, rather than biological, they are ineradicable.’
    • ‘In fact, one might say that successful economic growth will inevitably lead to the perception of important and mostly ineradicable inequalities.’
    • ‘Pacs, one of the first such programs in the nation, was founded on the premise that war and other forms of violence are neither inevitable nor ineradicable, despite their omnipresence in human history.’
    • ‘Frances Donaldson attributes Wodehouse's attitude to the war to an ineradicable immaturity, an inability to feel any emotional response to the events taking place in Flanders.’
    • ‘Postmodernism is based on a set of assumptions, deriving ultimately from Nietzsche, which treat social domination as a permanent and ineradicable feature of human existence.’
    lasting, enduring, indefinite, continuing, perpetual, everlasting, eternal, abiding, constant, persistent, irreparable, irreversible, lifelong, indissoluble, indelible, standing, perennial, unending, endless, never-ending, immutable, unchangeable, unalterable, invariable, unchanging, changeless, undying, imperishable, indestructible
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