irreconcilable irreconcilable  /ɪ ˈrɛ kən ˌsaɪ lə bəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) impossible to reconcile

Usage(s):

  1. Strings may do what Einstein finally failed to do: tie together the two great irreconcilable ideas of 20th century physics.
  2. After Mission Impossible III failed to blow up at the box office, the action movie's star and Viacom's CEO struggled with irreconcilable differences.
  3. The 17 Uighurs are trapped in a seemingly irreconcilable dilemma.

News

  1. Cyrus, wife back on road toward divorce

    Billy Ray Cyrus' wife has filed for divorce from the country singer after 19 years of marriage. Court records show Tish Finley Cyrus filed Thursday in Los Angeles, citing irreconcilable differences. She's seeking custody of their teenage child and spousal support.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

  2. Billy Ray Cyrus’ Wife Tish Cyrus Files for Divorce

    Billy Ray Cyrus’ wife, Tish Cyrus, has filed for divorce, reports TMZ. Citing “irreconcilable differences,” the filing comes three years after Billy Ray filed for divorce but later withdrew the request in favor of working on their marriage. The couple have been married for 19 years and have five children, including Miley Cyrus. “This is [...]
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Great American Country

  3. Billy Ray Cyrus' Wife Tish Files for Divorce

    Tish Cyrus has filed for divorce from Billy Ray Cyrus, TMZ reports.Tish cited "irreconcilable differences" and is requesting full physical and legal custody of their only minor child, Noah Cyrus, 13, with allowed visitation for Billy Ray. She is also asking for spousal support and for him to pay her attorney's fees."This is a personal matter and we are working to find a resolution that is in the ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: TV Guide via omg!

Quotes

  1. "No matter how much we may want to fudge it ...... the views of the two camps are irreconcilable," Obama said. "Each side will continue to make its case to the public with passion and conviction. But surely we can do so without reducing those...
    on May 18, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Southtown Star

  2. On Thursday, Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte told reporters in Karachi that it is impossible to talk "with irreconcilable elements who want to destroy our very way of life."
    on Mar 28, 2008 By: John Negroponte Source: Boston Globe (registration)

  3. Hill-Wood said: "We sincerely regret that irreconcilable differences between Mr Dein and the rest of the board have necessitated a parting of the ways."
    on Apr 18, 2007 By: Peter Hill-Wood Source: Reuters UK

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