One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In a way that is impossible to rectify or repair.‘his eye had been damaged irreparably’‘our international image has been irreparably tarnished’
- ‘She was furious, since these letters contained several humorous depictions that would tarnish the family's reputation, perhaps irreparably.’
- ‘She also reported having a belief, for some time prior to the killings, that she had somehow damaged her children irreparably.’
- ‘One must question the freedom of late which allows the press to irreparably annihilate an individual's reputation without proper investigation.’
- ‘I believe my character has been seriously and irreparably impeached.’
- ‘In the process they irreparably fractured Creek society.’
- ‘He was removed from his post, sent back home, and, in his own words, "deeply and irreparably injured."’
- ‘In their view, one year's delay in launch would not damage the business opportunity irreparably.’
- ‘It's an issue that's created a lot of strife in the community, sometimes irreparably hurting relationships.’
- ‘If anything, their multiplication has divided New England immoderately and perhaps irreparably.’
- ‘Much like the steady drop-off of band members over the years, the rotating talent pool of guest vocal chanteuses has irreparably thinned.’
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