irreconcilable

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪˌrɛkənˈsaɪləbəl/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɪˈrɛkənˌsaɪləbəl, ɪˌrɛkənˈsaɪ-/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(i rekən sī′lə bəl, i rek′ən sī-)




WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
ir•rec•on•cil•a•ble /ɪˈrɛkənˌsaɪləbəl, ɪˌrɛkənˈsaɪ-/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. that cannot be brought into harmony or agreement;
    incompatible:irreconcilable differences.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
ir•rec•on•cil•a•ble  (i rekən sī′lə bəl, i rek′ən sī-),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. incapable of being brought into harmony or adjustment;
    incompatible:irreconcilable differences.
  2. incapable of being made to acquiesce or compromise;
    implacably opposed:irreconcilable enemies.

n. 
  1. a person or thing that is irreconcilable.
  2. a person who is opposed to agreement or compromise.
ir•rec′on•cil′a•bili•ty, ir•recon•cil′a•ble•ness, n. 
ir•recon•cil′a•bly, adv. 
  • ir-2 + reconcilable 1590–1600

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
irreconcilable /ɪˈrɛkənˌsaɪləbəl ɪˌrɛkənˈsaɪ-/ adj
  1. not able to be reconciled; uncompromisingly conflicting; incompatible
n
  1. a person or thing that is implacably hostile or uncompromisingly opposed
  2. (usually plural) one of various principles, ideas, etc, that are incapable of being brought into agreement

irˌreconˌcilaˈbility, irˈreconˌcilableness n irˈreconˌcilably adv
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