reparable

[ rep-er-uh-buh l or, often, ri-pair- ]SEE DEFINITION OF reparable
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The thing is done: it is reparable, but only through your suffering.

But the evil of this is short-lived, moderate, and reparable.

If our ills are reparable, to complain is ungrateful; if irremediable, 'tis vain.

But he had to do with a reparable affair; my men were irreparably hanged.

Even the Spanish war, with its sequel of imperialism, was but a slight and reparable breach in this tradition.

And though they conceived all reparable by a resurrection, cast not off all care of enterrment.

I fear he is not to be reclaimed; there is scarcely a hope that anything in his character or fortunes is reparable now.

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, from Middle French reparable (16c.), from Latin reparabilis "able to be restored or regained," from reparare "restore" (see repair (v.1)).

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