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Synonyms for irreconcilable
ɪˈrɛk ənˌsaɪ lə bəl, ɪˌrɛk ənˈsaɪ-ir·rec·on·cil·able

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. irreconcilable

    Two or more things that do not fit well together, or are not adapted to each other, are said to be incongruous; a thing is said to be incongruous that is not adapted to the time, place, or occasion; the term is also applied to a thing made up of ill-assorted parts or inharmonious elements. Discordant is applied to all things that jar in association like musical notes that are not in accord; inharmonious has the same original sense, but is a milder term. Incompatible primarily signifies unable to sympathize or feel alike; inconsistent means unable to stand together. Things are incompatible which can not exist together in harmonious relations, and whose action when associated tends to ultimate extinction of one by the other. Inconsistent applies to things that can not be made to agree in thought with each other, or with some standard of truth or right; slavery and freedom are inconsistent with each other in theory, and incompatible in fact. Incongruous applies to relations, unsuitable to purpose or use; two colors are incongruous which can not be agreeably associated; either may be unsuitable for a person, a room, or an occasion. Incommensurable is a mathematical term, applying to two or more quantities that have no common measure or aliquot part.

    absurd, conflicting, contradictory, contrary, discordant, discrepant, ill-matched, inapposite, inappropriate, incommensurable, incompatible, incongruous, inconsistent, inharmonious, mismatched, mismated, repugnant, unsuitable

    accordant, agreeing, compatible, consistent, harmonious, suitable

    The illustrations were incongruous with the theme.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. irreconcilable, unreconcilableadjective

    impossible to reconcile

    "irreconcilable differences"


    harmonizable, resolvable, reconcilable

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. irreconcilableadjective

    unappeasable, implacable, not to be reconciled

  2. irreconcilableadjective

    inconsistent, incompatible, incongruous

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "irreconcilable":

    incompatible, implacable, unforgiving, inconsistent

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  1. Alex Capri:

    Irreconcilable differences regarding values and growing frictions with China's mercantilist and authoritarian model will continue to drive polarization and competition.

  2. Charles Whitehead:

    You don't want a stop order because it's such a black mark, normally, if there is an irreconcilable difference with the The SEC, you withdraw your registration statement. Stop orders are uncommon because no one wants to get to the point of a stop order.

  3. Frederic Dabi at Ifop pollsters:

    There is no easy way out, we have two sides, both of whom are relatively fragile and who have irreconcilable differences.

  4. Rebekah Koffler:

    He wants to turn this into a 'frozen conflict,' rest his forces and renew battlefield operations come spring, russia, U.S. and Ukraine's positions remain irreconcilable, and Putin knows it.

  5. European Commissioner Guenther Oettinger:

    The death penalty is irreconcilable with our order of values and our treaties. No country can become a member state of the EU if it introduces the death penalty.

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