Related formsir·re·triev·a·bil·i·ty, ir·re·triev·a·ble·ness, nounir·re·triev·a·bly, adverb
Examples from the Web for irretrievably
Once chums and collaborators, they had irretrievably drifted apart.Doug Kenney: The Odd Comic Genius Behind ‘Animal House’ and National Lampoon|Robert Sam Anson|March 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The roll-out has been a disgrace, yes, and an immeasurably and irretrievably missed opportunity.
Now it is unmistakably and irretrievably a decision about the future, says Robert Shrum.How Obama Will Cash In on Paul Ryan: Medicare, Taxes, Education & More|Robert Shrum|August 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“I will always honor both my father and my mother, but the fact remained that our family was irretrievably broken,” she writes.Six Juiciest Bits From Michele Bachmann's New Book|David A. Graham|November 22, 2011|DAILY BEAST
In court documents, the marriage was described as " irretrievably broken," but the size of the settlement was not disclosed.
To trust myself to an Indian would be to be irretrievably lost.The Insurgent Chief|Gustave Aimard
He exterminated the Silingi, who had irretrievably ruined the elegant plenty of the province of Btica.The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire|Edward Gibbon
The waves broke so completely over them that I imagined every instant that both boats and men were irretrievably lost.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
He was not a high-minded man in any sense of the word, and he was hopelessly, irretrievably frivolous.Essays|Arthur Christopher Benson
With such an army, the cause of Frederic was not irretrievably lost.