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irreconcilable
used in Middlemarch

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not reconcilable (impossible to make compatible or to resolve)
  • That he should ever fall into a thoroughly unpleasant position—wear trousers shrunk with washing, eat cold mutton, have to walk for want of a horse, or to "duck under" in any sort of way—was an absurdity irreconcilable with those cheerful intuitions implanted in him by nature.
    Book 3 — Waiting for Death (3% in)
  • He saw even more keenly than Rosamond did the dreariness of taking her into the small house in Bride Street, where she would have scanty furniture around her and discontent within: a life of privation and life with Rosamond were two images which had become more and more irreconcilable ever since the threat of privation had disclosed itself.
    Book 7 — Two Temptations (25% in)

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