Definition of irreversibly in English:

irreversibly

adverb

  • In a way that cannot be undone or altered.

    ‘our landscape will be irreversibly damaged’
    • ‘They've ruined the city's best intersection, probably irreversibly.’
    • ‘An example of involuntary, passive euthanasia would be withholding renal dialysis from an irreversibly comatose patient whose kidneys have failed.’
    • ‘Peter's death sent her into an irreversibly deep depression.’
    • ‘Intercepting the data randomly changes the polarization of the light, irreversibly altering the data.’
    • ‘The very principle of introducing foreigners in large numbers is the idea of altering the nation irreversibly.’
    • ‘Some varieties of derivatives have irreversibly changed the behavior of the underlying financial markets on which they are based.’
    • ‘Her waist-length hair had become irreversibly tangled in very sticky insect repellant sticks.’
    • ‘Overall, it opens the eyes of players, irreversibly expanding the scope of the game.’
    • ‘Without that strong link to the irreversibly absent yet sharply desired object, the image would be a mere work of art.’
    • ‘Then came the day of their Mardi Gras dance, and everything changed irreversibly.’

Pronunciation

irreversibly

/ɪrɪˈvəːsɪbli/