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Irrespirable

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Irrespirable Unfit for respiration; not having the qualities necessary to support animal life; as, irrespirable air.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • irrespirable Not respirable; unfit for respiration: as, an irrespirable atmosphere.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. irrespirabilis,: cf. F. irrespirable,. See Respirable

Usage

In literature:

Quite dry air is irrespirable.
"Papers on Health" by John Kirk
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