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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Impossible to recover or recoup or overcome.

Usage examples (35)
  • An irretrievable loss
  • Each felt that there would be something scorching in the words that would recall the irretrievable wrong.
  • It is true that most cases can be solved through negotiations but sometimes the marriage is broken in law terms irretrievable break down of marriage.
  • Already as early as October 7, 1833, he fears that his health is "irretrievable;" he gets but five hours a night of for more
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