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irrecoverable

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of irrecoverable

  1. 1 not capable of being cured or reformed <unfortunately, he was destined to live out his days as an irrecoverable alcoholic> Synonyms incorrigible, incurable, hopeless, irredeemable, irreformable, irremediable, irretrievable, unrecoverable, unredeemableRelated Words irreparable, irreversible, uncorrectable; unencouraging, unpromising; impenitent, unreformed, unregenerate, unrepentantNear Antonyms reversible; encouraging, promising; penitent, regretful, remorseful, repentant, rueful, sorry; correctable, fixable, rectifiable, repairable, reparable, salvable, salvageableAntonyms curable, reclaimable, recoverable, redeemable, reformable, remediable, retrievable, savable (or saveable)

  2. 2 not capable of being repaired, regained, or undone <one computer file proved to be irrecoverable after the crash> Synonyms irreparable, irredeemable, irremediable, irretrievable, irreversible, unrecoverable, unredeemableRelated Words irreplaceable, irrevocable; unredeemedNear Antonyms corrected, fixed, recovered, remedied, repairedAntonyms correctable, corrigible, fixable, redeemable, remediable, repairable, reparable, retrievable, undoable




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