irreclaimable

adjective
ir·re·claim·able | \ˌir-i-ˈklā-mə-bəl \

Definition of irreclaimable 

: incapable of being reclaimed

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irreclaimably \ˌir-i-ˈklā-mə-blē \ adverb

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The Holocaust is irreclaimable; not even Eichmann’s show trial could help that. Andrew Koenig, National Review, "Eichmann Revisited," 9 Sep. 2017 The Holocaust is irreclaimable Andrew Koenig, National Review, "Eichmann Revisited," 9 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of irreclaimable

1662, in the meaning defined above

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