irreparably irreparably  /ɪ ˈrɛ pə rəb li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in an irreparable manner or to an irreparable degree

Usage(s):

  1. Spoiler alert: Shinseki ended up being right, but his public dissent of the Administration's estimate irreparably strained his relationship with his superiors.
  2. Autopsies after resuscitation has been tried often show that brain cells have been irreparably damaged.
  3. Relations with the disgruntled Catholic minority turned sour, irreparably, after paratroopers killed 14 people in a 1972 shooting still remembered as Bloody Sunday.

News

  • Lawyer for Yankees' A-Rod says MLB investigation against star is 'despicable'

    Alex Rodriguez’s lawyer is going on the attack. David Cornwell, the attorney representing the Yankees third baseman and several other players embroiled in the Biogenesis performance-enhancing drug scandal, told USA Today that Major League Baseball’s investigation “despicable” and that the evidence being gathered is “irreparably tainted.” "The conduct...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: New York Post

Quotes

  1. "Maybe somebody would like to divide the world into allies and strangers, into those who are right and those who are wrong, but here in Russia we are confident that this time has irreparably gone," Medvedev said.
    on Oct 2, 2008 By: Dmitry Medvedev Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Peoples' homes are being invaded, their property is being wrecked, the wildlife refuges are being harmed in some cases irreparably because of human trafficking," McCain told voters in Tucson, ticking off the dangers of open borders.
    on Jun 3, 2010 By: John McCain Source: Reuters

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