What does irreconcilable mean?

Definitions for irreconcilableɪˈrɛk ənˌsaɪ lə bəl, ɪˌrɛk ənˈsaɪ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. irreconcilable, unreconcilable(adj)

    impossible to reconcile

    "irreconcilable differences"


  1. irreconcilable(Noun)

    Something that cannot be reconciled.

  2. irreconcilable(Adjective)

    Unable to be reconciled; opposed; uncompromising.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Irreconcilable(adj)

    not reconcilable; implacable; incompatible; inconsistent; disagreeing; as, irreconcilable enemies, statements

  2. Origin: [Pref. ir- not + reconcilable: cf. F. irrconciliable.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Irreconcilable

    ir-rek-on-sīl′a-bl, adj. incapable of being brought back to a state of friendship: inconsistent.—ns. Irreconcil′ableness, Irreconcilabil′ity, incapability of being reconciled.—adv. Irreconcil′ably.—adj. Irrec′onciled, not reconciled or brought into harmony.—n. Irrec′oncilement.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of irreconcilable in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of irreconcilable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Frederic Dabi at Ifop pollsters:

    There is no easy way out, we have two sides, both of whom are relatively fragile and who have irreconcilable differences.

  2. European Commissioner Guenther Oettinger:

    The death penalty is irreconcilable with our order of values and our treaties. No country can become a member state of the EU if it introduces the death penalty.

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