in a way that can never be reversed, undone, or canceled; permanently:The huge manuscript is unbound looseleaf and there are no page numbers, so if you drop it the whole thing is irrevocably scrambled.
- non·ir·rev·o·cab·ly, adverb
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How to use irrevocably in a sentence
Freedom’s end—the ultimate oppression—is when government takes a life, putting all its power into irrevocably taking away someone else’s.Sebastian Junger: What We Talk About When We Talk About Freedom | Nathan S. Webster | May 31, 2021 | The Daily Beast
Rather than directly acting on genes—irrevocably dicing away or swapping genetic letters—the new CRISPR variant targets the biological machinery that naturally turns genes on or off.A New CRISPR Tool Flips Genes On and Off Like a Light Switch | Shelly Fan | April 27, 2021 | Singularity Hub
Here are the ways that It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot irrevocably changed the hip-hop landscape.How DMX's It's Dark and Hell Is Hot Changed the Course of Hip-Hop Forever | Andrew R. Chow | April 9, 2021 | Time
The way the sector makes money is going to irrevocably change over the next two years.‘Nothing makes sense anymore’: What’s driving ad tech’s latest consolidation wave | Seb Joseph | February 23, 2021 | Digiday
At the top of 2020, the coronavirus crisis, an event of seismic proportions, irrevocably changed the worlds of retail, commerce, media and marketing.Digiday Resilience Awards winners: How brands protected their workers and gave back to the world in a time of crisis | Digiday Awards | October 8, 2020 | Digiday
Just when the Putins left the Soviet Union, that country began to change drastically and irrevocably.
Despite the one concussion combined, their careers have been irrevocably influenced by injury.The Injuries That Made Peyton Manning and Tom Brady | Ben Teitelbaum | January 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Also, the long running fan favorite , the Ethiopian Immigration, was “irrevocably” canceled… for the fourth time.
That new cloud-computing technology will irrevocably change the community banking system.
If you have to ask whether Star Trek is like Star Wars, you are horribly, irrevocably misguided.‘Star Trek’ for Dummies: Get Ready for ‘Into Darkness’ With Our Primer | Sujay Kumar | May 14, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Now that all is irrevocably ended, they a rise naturally out of what has taken place.Camille (La Dame aux Camilias) | Alexandre Dumas, fils
To gain his Dragon Maid,—to know that in this life she was irrevocably his,—that was Tatsu's one conscious thought.The Dragon Painter | Mary McNeil Fenollosa
John just slipped out of my grasp—Zloomph and all—and was gone—completely and irrevocably gone.The Holes and John Smith | Edward W. Ludwig
There is no proposition of which it can be asserted that every human mind must eternally and irrevocably believe it.A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive | John Stuart Mill
All that thou hast loved, to which thou hast given thyself irrevocably, is falling, going to pieces.Dream Tales and Prose Poems | Ivan Turgenev