Definition of irreplaceable in English:



  • Impossible to replace if lost or damaged.

    ‘do not send valuable or irreplaceable photographs’
    ‘some favourite old books are irreplaceable’
    • ‘They haven't got much out of it but it is all irreplaceable damage.’
    • ‘Callous burglars have left an elderly couple heartbroken after they stole irreplaceable jewellery while they were away on holiday.’
    • ‘Any burglary is a traumatic experience, but while some things can be easily replaced, items of jewellery are often irreplaceable.’
    • ‘The limestone statue is priceless and all of these items are irreplaceable.’
    • ‘If any of the materials were damaged it would be very costly for the University to replace, or possibly even irreplaceable.’
    • ‘Think about the ways in which she is wonderful and unique and irreplaceable.’
    • ‘I have seen the irreplaceable skills of doctors and nurses.’
    • ‘Many there will say that he was unique and irreplaceable.’
    • ‘To understand the damage humanity can wreak on irreplaceable flora and fauna, New Zealand is the place to be.’
    • ‘But for some things irreplaceable, only their cherished memories live on in our hearts.’
    • ‘We treat them as though they are free and limitless, when in fact they are invaluable and irreplaceable.’
    • ‘Larsson is unique, probably irreplaceable, yet how do you value a phenomenon?’
    • ‘It will be found that even the irreplaceable parts will be replaceable, after which there will be only cars.’
    • ‘Celtic's problems this coming season could be whether they can replace the irreplaceable.’
    • ‘He did hope that Sara could contain the problem before any of his irreplaceable artworks were damaged.’
    • ‘Thousands of irreplaceable treasures were stolen by looters from the Iraqi national museum during the war.’
    • ‘Each one a building of unique character, irreplaceable, yet bulldozed in the name of progress.’
    • ‘He is truly irreplaceable, a figure of unparalleled courage and integrity.’
    • ‘Needless to say such irreplaceable material deserves to be studied and catalogued for researchers and students.’
    • ‘The celebration will be as unique as the irreplaceable Rolf himself.’
    unique, unrepeatable, incomparable, unparalleled, priceless, invaluable, beyond price, without price, inestimably precious, of incalculable value, of incalculable worth, of inestimable value, of inestimable worth, of immeasurable value, of immeasurable worth, worth its weight in gold
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