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See definition of irrecoverable on Dictionary.com
  • as indesperate
  • as inincurable
  • as inirreparable
  • as inlost

synonyms for irrecoverable

  • despondent
  • forlorn
  • futile
  • sad
  • vain
  • downcast
  • goner
  • at end of one's rope
  • back to the wall
  • can't win
  • dead duck
  • despairing
  • gone
  • hard up
  • in the soup
  • in the toilet
  • inconsolable
  • irremediable
  • irretrievable
  • no chance
  • no-win
  • running out of time
  • sunk
  • up against it
  • up the creek
  • useless
  • wretched

antonyms for irrecoverable

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  • cheerful
  • happy
  • hopeful
  • joyful
  • calm
  • confident
  • content
  • contented
  • satisfactory
  • satisfied
  • secure
  • unworried
  • fixable
  • mendable
  • reparable
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How to use irrecoverable in a sentence

The new estimate puts the total amount of irrecoverable carbon at 139 gigatons, researchers report November 18 in Nature Sustainability.
A NEW MAP SHOWS WHERE CARBON NEEDS TO STAY IN NATURE TO AVOID CLIMATE DISASTERJONATHAN LAMBERTNOVEMBER 18, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Such carbon is “irrecoverable” on the timescale — decades, not centuries — needed to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, and keeping it locked away is crucial.
A NEW MAP SHOWS WHERE CARBON NEEDS TO STAY IN NATURE TO AVOID CLIMATE DISASTERJONATHAN LAMBERTNOVEMBER 18, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Much of that carbon would remain in the air by 2050, the team reports, as many of these ecosystems take centuries to return to their former glory, rendering it irrecoverable on a timescale that matters for addressing climate change.
A NEW MAP SHOWS WHERE CARBON NEEDS TO STAY IN NATURE TO AVOID CLIMATE DISASTERJONATHAN LAMBERTNOVEMBER 18, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Now, through a new mapping project, scientists have estimated how much irrecoverable carbon resides in peatlands, mangroves, forests and elsewhere around the globe — and which areas need protection.
A NEW MAP SHOWS WHERE CARBON NEEDS TO STAY IN NATURE TO AVOID CLIMATE DISASTERJONATHAN LAMBERTNOVEMBER 18, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Freud connected this belief to the irrecoverable sensations of being a baby—before an infant is aware of its separateness, when the contours of the self are blurred.
THE WHALE WHO WILL COME SOON - ISSUE 105: WHALE SONGSREBECCA GIGGSSEPTEMBER 8, 2021NAUTILUS
Rents are in most parts of Ireland irrecoverable: the misery in many of its Unions equals that of the worst period of the famine.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 67, NUMBER 414, APRIL, 1850VARIOUS
There is no spot in England so thronged as this with the shadows of a remote, a mysterious, and an irrecoverable past.
THE DESERT WORLDARTHUR MANGIN
Every day ushered in some new calamity; the cause of America seemed hastening to irrecoverable ruin.
GREAT EVENTS IN THE HISTORY OF NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICACHARLES A. GOODRICH
The salt becomes indissoluble and the paprika is irrecoverable flotsam.
THE MAIN CHANCEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
Even now some important works are still apparently irrecoverable.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 3, PART 1, SLICE 1VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO IRRECOVERABLE

  • at end of one's rope
  • back to the wall
  • can't win
  • dead duck
  • despairing
  • despondent
  • downcast
  • forlorn
  • futile
  • gone
  • goner
  • hard up
  • in the soup
  • in the toilet
  • inconsolable
  • irrecoverable
  • irremediable
  • irretrievable
  • no chance
  • no-win
  • running out of time
  • sad
  • sunk
  • up against it
  • up the creek
  • useless
  • vain
  • wretched
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.