Examples of irrecoverable in a Sentence
unfortunately, he was destined to live out his days as an irrecoverable alcoholic
one computer file proved to be irrecoverable after the crash
Recent Examples of irrecoverable from the Web
Had this information been acquired before the program was launched, the taxpayers could have been saved a great deal of money, and, more important, a vast amount of irrecoverable damage could have been avoided.
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First Known Use of irrecoverable
Synonymsincorrigible, incurable, hopeless, irredeemable, irreformable, irremediable, irretrievable, unrecoverable, unredeemable
Antonymscurable, reclaimable, recoverable, redeemable, reformable, remediable, retrievable, savable (or saveable)
Related Wordsirreparable, irreversible, uncorrectable; unencouraging, unpromising; impenitent, unreformed, unregenerate, unrepentant
Near Antonymsreversible; encouraging, promising; penitent, regretful, remorseful, repentant, rueful, sorry; correctable, fixable, rectifiable, repairable, reparable, salvable, salvageable
IRRECOVERABLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of irrecoverable for English Language Learners
: impossible to recover or get back
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