Definition of ineradicable in English:



  • Unable to be destroyed or removed:

    ‘ineradicable hostility’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Although such instruments are flexible and simple to use, their ink leaves a deep and ineradicable stain.’
    • ‘I'm looking for evidence to counter the belief that war or the threat thereof are ineradicable aspects of our culture.’
    • ‘Sadly, a potential for communal hatred seems to be an ineradicable part of human nature.’
    • ‘The idea of a primordial, ineradicable Guilt is not original to Heidegger.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Here is the seeming ineradicable fallacy that multiplying currency increases wealth and prosperity.’
    • ‘And unlike sidewalk vendors, Internet operations do leave traces - sometimes ineradicable ones.’
    • ‘In fact, one might say that successful economic growth will inevitably lead to the perception of important and mostly ineradicable inequalities.’
    • ‘Official corruption has been targeted since the early 1980s but seems ineradicable.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Converts accepted their own ineradicable sinfulness, but they were psychologically freed by the proclamation that God nevertheless considered them innocent or righteous.’
    • ‘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 Great War was something that happened to real people and had ineradicable effects on their families and the nations to which they belonged.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Even if the differences are cultural, rather than biological, they are ineradicable.’
    • ‘Rawls' discussion of the distinction between liberal and decent peoples, for example, recognizes that concrete historical differences among peoples are inevitable and ineradicable.’
    • ‘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.’
    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, ineradicable
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