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remediless

[rem-i-dee-lis] /ˈrɛm ɪ di lɪs/
adjective
1.
not admitting of remedy, as disease, trouble, damage, etc.; unremediable.
Origin of remediless
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English; see remedy, -less
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  • Too much to lament a misery is the next way to draw on a remediless mischief.

    Book of Wise Sayings W. A. Clouston
  • But in the plenitude of his grace, he snatches some from the pit of ruin, and leaves the rest in remediless wo!

  • "Thee knew I of old," "remediless thirst," are some of those stereotyped lines.

  • His eyes are opened, and he sees before him the gulf of remediless ruin into which he will soon be plunged.

    The Seven Curses of London James Greenwood
  • But thank God, their fall was not like the remediless fall of Lucifer and his angels, into eternal darkness.

    Gov. Bob. Taylor's Tales Robert L. Taylor
  • But though he understands man as a covetous creature, he does not understand mankind,—a defect which is remediless.

    Gouverneur Morris Theodore Roosevelt
  • More might too much affect your generous nature; besides, when woes are remediless, they are best borne in silence.

  • I had not then been thus entangled in misfortune, thus every way closed in to remediless despair.

    Imogen William Godwin
  • It is best to forget that wrong whether it be caused or endured, since it is as remediless as bad work once put forward.

  • Are all these evils originating either in fraud or error, remediless under the principles of your constitution?

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