unreclaimable

adjective

un·​re·​claim·​able ˌən-ri-ˈklā-mə-bəl How to pronounce unreclaimable (audio)
: incapable of being reclaimed
unreclaimable marshland
the unreclaimable past
unreclaimably adverb

Word History

First Known Use

1574, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unreclaimable was in 1574

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“Unreclaimable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unreclaimable. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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