un·​sal·​vage·​able | \ ˌən-ˈsal-vi-jə-bəl How to pronounce unsalvageable (audio) \

Definition of unsalvageable

: not capable of being salvaged : not salvageable a house in unsalvageable condition an unsalvageable relationship

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Other Words from unsalvageable

unsalvageably \ ˌən-​ˈsal-​vi-​jə-​blē How to pronounce unsalvageable (audio) \ adverb
a house in unsalvageably bad condition

Examples of unsalvageable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But anything that is inside the building in Chicago’s Ashburn neighborhood near Evergreen Park, which was closed in 2014, has been deemed unsalvageable. Jeff Vorva, chicagotribune.com, 12 June 2021 According to Rohani and Bollinger, Smith is a negligent property owner and the house is unsalvageable. oregonlive, 28 Mar. 2021 The Jets and the Dolphins are the two teams most often mentioned as being possible landing spots for Watson if the Texans decide their relationship is unsalvageable. Matt Young, Chron, 28 Jan. 2021 Now is the time to unload the unused, unloved and unsalvageable. Paul Stephen, ExpressNews.com, 26 Dec. 2020 So serious, in fact, that the trade may be unsalvageable. Matt Velazquez, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 19 Nov. 2020 The historic Jefferson County Courthouse, once deemed unsalvageable, has been completely restored back to its original early 1900s design. oregonlive, 17 Oct. 2020 Furniture and personal belongings are strewn around, unreachable, unsalvageable. Mayra Cuevas, CNN, 14 Sep. 2020 Or, to use non-Calvinist language: Can a person be irretrievably and miserably wrong, broken, no-good, unsalvageable? Jordan Kisner, The Atlantic, 11 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of unsalvageable

1917, in the meaning defined above

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19 Jun 2021

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“Unsalvageable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsalvageable. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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