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Word: irreparable

Definition: not able to be corrected or repaired; impossible to repair


Sentences Containing 'irreparable'

``Sire, I believe it to be most urgent, but I hope, by the speed I have used, that it is not irreparable.''
``Alas, madame,''said the procureur with his imperturbable calmness of manner,``I consider those alone misfortunes which are irreparable.''
If gentlemen, great lords, nobles, men of high birth, were to rate me as a fool I should take it as an irreparable insult; but I care not a farthing if clerks who have never entered upon or trod the paths of chivalry should think me foolish.
At last he went to bed, out of spirits and heavy at heart, as much because he missed Sancho as because of the irreparable disaster to his stockings, the stitches of which he would have even taken up with silk of another colour, which is one of the greatest signs of poverty a gentleman can show in the course of his never-failing embarrassments.
Mr. Mell having left me while he took his irreparable boots upstairs, I went softly to the upper end of the room, observing all this as I crept along.

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