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Definition incapable of being undone
  • We agreed not to take any irrevocable action until after the meeting.
irrevocable = incapable of being undone
  • If you agree to the terms, you are giving them irrevocable permission to make your comments available to others on their site.
  • irrevocable = incapable of being undone
  • The silence that followed lay on them with the weight of things final and irrevocable.
    Wharton, Edith  --  The Age of Innocence
  • Your decision on the subject of my name is irrevocable, I suppose?
    Oscar Wilde  --  The Importance of Being Earnest
  • irrevocable = final (incapable of being undone)
  • And keep the doors ajar for the coming of the rest of us, because you are witnessing the end, the absolute, irrevocable, fantastic end.
    Ken Kesey  --  One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • irrevocable = incapable of being undone
  • her soul faced the awful and irrevocable judgment
    William Faulkner  --  As I Lay Dying
  • irrevocable = final (incapable of being undone)
  • And after repeatedly taking issue and repeatedly being ignored, one thing led to another and some irrevocable acts occurred.  And thus, I was banished.
    Kate DiCamillo  --  Flora & Ulysses
  • irrevocable = incapable of being undone
  • And then came, as if to my final and irrevocable overthrow, the spirit of PERVERSENESS.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Black Cat
  • irrevocable = incapable of being undone
  • It was only later, in the eighth grade, when he knew irrevocably that he wanted to be a writer, that he realized he had stored up all his observations, all his emotions, for that purpose.
    Robert Cormier  --  I Am the Cheese
  • irrevocably = in a manner that cannot be undone
  • What irrevocable acts occurred?
    Kate DiCamillo  --  Flora & Ulysses
  • Their vows were sacred and irrevocable.
    Dumas, Alexandre  --  The Three Musketeers
  • It is hard to have patience with people who say "There is no death" or "Death doesn't matter." There is death. And whatever is matters. And whatever happens has consequences, and it and they are irrevocable and irreversible. You might as well say that birth doesn't matter.
    C. S. Lewis
  • "I speak," said Miss Mills, "from experience of the past - the remote, irrevocable past."
    Dickens, Charles  --  David Copperfield
  • The general and Totski had agreed to avoid any hasty and irrevocable step.
    Dostoyevsky, Fyodor  --  The Idiot
  • A resolution once taken was usually irrevocable, in one who was moved with so much difficulty.
    Cooper, James Fenimore  --  The Prairie
  • Firm and irrevocable is my doom
    Shakespeare, William  --  As You Like It
  • An irrevocable vow.
    Wilde, Oscar  --  The Picture Of Dorian Gray
  • Why not amend it and make it perfect before it is irrevocably established?
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers — Modern English Edition 2
  • Why not amend it and make it perfect before it is irrevocably established?
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers
  • How irrevocable would have been his knowledge of it, if he had remained with me but another hour!
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations

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