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The choice isn’t so coercive as to constitute irreparable constitutional harm.

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Because the merits are so uncertain, Wisk has also not adequately shown irreparable injury based on misappropriation.

Last month, an Indiana state court judge, citing possible “irreparable harm” to the unemployed, ruled Indiana must continue participation in the federal unemployment benefits program.

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Delaying the predevelopment work would do irreparable harm to the state.

Doing so would be a violation of my oath, do irreparable harm to our great democracy and set a dangerous precedent for future elections.

The building had to be rebuilt in 1963 after extensive damage from the Second World War was finally deemed irreparable.

Amelia must do this every day in loving Samuel—who often appears as a reminder of the irreparable past and death of Oskar.

One thing is for certain, the events of the past few weeks have done irreparable damage to the image of Nigeria.

It reached the point where it was irreparable, and the best thing to do for the entire family was to separate.

Moreover, some children's hearing losses are discovered too late; the language delay has already done irreparable damage.

Indeed the mere absence of such warnings for one stormy night would certainly result in loss irreparable to life and property.

Captain Frank Johnson, died in Philadelphia in 1844, universally respected, and regretted as an irreparable loss to society.

The moment passed by for ever; Eric had listened without objection to foul words, and the irreparable harm was done.

If he fell, the monument would find itself bereft of all its elegance, split as by some long and irreparable crack.

I tried to maintain to myself that this hidden love made no difference to the now irreparable breach between husband and wife.


On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to irreparable, such as: irreplaceable, irreversible, beyond repair, broken, cureless, and destroyed.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.