Etymology
Advertisement

irreversible (adj.)

1620s, of decrees, etc., "that cannot be overturned or undone," from assimilated form of in- (1) "not, opposite of" + reversible. Of physical things, "that cannot be turned the other way," from 1821. Related: Irreversibly.

Others are reading

Advertisement
Advertisement
Definitions of irreversible

irreversible (adj.)
incapable of being reversed;
irreversible momentum toward revolution
From wordnet.princeton.edu