irreclaimable

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Synonyms for irreclaimable

insusceptible of reform

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Perhaps the phrase evolved from a line by Thomas Carlyle around 1833: "No man who has once heartily and wholly laughed can be altogether irreclaimably bad." Trot out the phrase Go west, young man," and most people will immediately credit Horace Greeley with having said it.