But she and her family have learned enough about irretrievable loss to keep a hard-earned perspective.
His death during the storm was recognized as an irretrievable loss of part of what made the neighborhood the neighborhood.
He had destroyed his ambitions, he had transformed all his life, by a single unreflecting and irretrievable impulse.
I looked on what had past as ordained, and considered my misery as irretrievable.
Do you wish me to make my daughter believe she has come back into my life only to bring me irretrievable ruin?
And she had no wish to add this irretrievable folly to the original blunder.
The gap was evidently wider than the Germans either anticipated or realized; otherwise the disaster might have been irretrievable.
After all the demolitions of Totila, the ruin was not irretrievable.
Insult and rejoinder break out, and it is within a hair's breadth of the irretrievable plunge that the king speaks his mind.
The cause of the planters had gone down in irretrievable disaster.