• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Irreconciled not reconciled or brought into harmony
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  • Francois De La Rochefoucauld
    “Envy is more irreconcilable than hatred.”


In literature:

Therefore they must not be alienated by giving Bulgaria territories which would render every Greek an irreconcilable foe to Mitteleuropa.
"World's War Events, Volume III" by Various
And that, he knew, was trying to reconcile the irreconcilable.
"Poor Man's Rock" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
The irreconcilables felt great alarm and saw coming upon them a helplessness.
"Foes" by Mary Johnston
The two statements are not irreconcilable.
"The Major Operations of the Navies in the War of American Independence" by A. T. Mahan
These we know to be irreconcilable conditions, such as cannot meet in any town whatever, past or present.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 54, No. 337, November, 1843" by Various
The two groups held utterly irreconcilable conceptions of Socialist policy, if not of Socialism as an ideal.
"Bolshevism" by John Spargo
But now the two things seem irreconcilably parted.
"Essays" by Ralph Waldo Emerson
The primate still kept aloof from the councils of the king, and his spirit was as irreconcilable as ever.
"The History of England" by T.F. Tout
We now approach the most curious episode of Milton's life, and the most irreconcilable with the conventional opinion of him.
"Life of John Milton" by Richard Garnett
The division into two irreconcilable factions was unchanged.
"History of the United States" by Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard

In news:

Alaska and former Rep Vic Kohring, the wannabe champion of the oil industry and free enterprise, have irreconcilable differences.
Just two months ago, Ben Harper filed for divorce from Laura Dern citing irreconcilable differences, but now has exclusively learned that the pair is trying to work out their differences and get their marriage back on track.
With the Syrian government and rebels at diplomatic loggerheads and several members of the international community 'irreconcilable' on how to address the Syrian conflict, there seems to be no leverage in negotiating peace.
The Civil Wars cancel tour dates citing ' irreconcilable differences'.
In the movies, no marriage is irreconcilable .
Irreconcilable differences at the end of the day: Men, women and housework.
Conditions at Colorado Springs, CO. Sean Penn and Robin Wright are separating, citing irreconcilable differences.
Bialik cites "irreconcilable differences" as the reason for the split and plans to file papers in court Wednesday.
Stevie Wonder has reportedly filed for divorce from wife Kai Millard Morris, noting irreconcilable differences, according to TMZ.
The 62-year-old musician cites irreconcilable differences in papers filed Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court.
Neighbor Smith and I want a divorce based on irreconcilable differences.
According to documents Carter filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court, the singer cites "irreconcilable differences" as the reason for the split.
The West Wing star cited irreconcilable differences as the reason behind the break-down of their eight-year marriage in official papers submitted to Los Angeles County Superior Court.
For decades, it has been obvious that there are irreconcilable differences between Americans who want to control the lives of others and those who wish to be left alone.
How should newspapers handle stories which have at their heart highly emotional belief systems held by two seemingly irreconcilable parties.

In science:

Chaitin’s Omega reals share two apparently irreconcilable properties: ‘algorithmic randomness’ and ‘computable enumerability’.
Incompleteness, Complexity, Randomness and Beyond
The most welcome news of a light Higgs around 125 GeV serves ironically as yet another nail into the coffin of the most conventional mSUGRA/CMSSM constructions, which become irreconcilably torn between two masters in the effort to pair this elevated scale with a testably light SUSY spectrum.
Testing No-Scale F-SU(5): A 125 GeV Higgs Boson and SUSY at the 8 TeV LHC
While this is unnatural from a special relativistic perspective, it is not irreconcilable, as shown by the success of quantum field theory.
A positive formalism for quantum theory in the general boundary formulation
However the N(z,T=Sd/Irr)s of Figure 2 make this a moot point, and it is clear that the irregular class is irreconcilable with the observed N(z,T=Sd/Irr) distribution.
Hubble Deep Fever: A faint galaxy diagnosis
It is not clear to me yet whether the two approaches are complementary or irreconcilable.
Heavy Flavour Physics: On Its More Than 50 Years Of History, Its Future And The Rio Manifesto