irrespirable

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

ir- +‎ respirable

AdjectiveEdit

irrespirable (comparative more irrespirable, superlative most irrespirable)

  1. Unbreathable.
    • 1932, Clark Ashton Smith, "The Vaunts of Yoh-Vombis", (The Return of the Sorcerer (2009), page 82):
      The air was growing foul and more irrespirable, with a thick sodden quality, as if from a sediment of material rottenness; and we had about decided to turn back.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

in- +‎ respirable

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

irrespirable (plural irrespirables)

  1. unbreathable, suffocating

Further readingEdit


SpanishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

irrespirable (plural irrespirables)

  1. irrespirable