- incapable of being recovered or regained: an irrecoverable debt.
- unable to be remedied or rectified; irretrievable: an irrecoverable loss.
Origin of irrecoverable
Related Words for irrecoverabledeadly, fatal, hopeless, inoperable, irreversible, irreplaceable, absent, adrift, disoriented, invisible, vanished, hidden, misplaced, forlorn, vain, futile, despondent, sad, terminal, impossible
Examples from the Web for irrecoverable
Historical Examples of irrecoverable
I perceived that she was irrecoverable, and yet I stood watching, watching, watching!The Frozen Pirate
W. Clark Russell
Its Pitt is irrecoverable; and it may long look for another such.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XX. (of XXI.)
It was not what I had looked for; what I had looked for was in the irrecoverable past.A Little Tour in France
He quitted that scene in a state of grievous and irrecoverable depression.The Violin
It was as though a clock had struck, loud and inexorably, marking off some irrecoverable hour.Sanctuary
- not able to be recovered or regained
- not able to be remedied or rectified