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See definition of irretrievable on Dictionary.com
  • as inirreparable
  • as inirrevocable
  • as inlost
  • as inirreversible
  • as indesperate

synonyms for irretrievable

  • irreplaceable
  • irreversible
  • beyond repair
  • broken
  • cureless
  • destroyed
  • hopeless
  • impossible
  • incorrigible
  • incurable
  • irrecoverable
  • irredeemable
  • irremediable
  • irremedial
  • ruined
  • uncorrectable
  • unrecoverable
  • absent
  • adrift
  • disoriented
  • invisible
  • vanished
  • hidden
  • misplaced
  • gone
  • missed
  • lacking
  • strayed
  • wandering
  • forfeit
  • obscured
  • mislaid
  • minus
  • astray
  • down the drain
  • irrevocable
  • off-course
  • wayward
  • without
  • disappeared
  • at sea
  • cast away
  • fallen between cracks
  • gone astray
  • irrecoverable
  • kiss goodbye
  • nowhere to be found
  • out the window
  • unredeemed
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antonyms for irretrievable

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  • fixable
  • mendable
  • reparable
  • attentive
  • existent
  • alive
  • found
  • accomplishing
  • seen
  • cognizant
  • aware
  • living
  • existing
  • winning
  • successful
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    How to use irretrievable in a sentence

    Besides this good news, the "Mutine" brought word of another misfortune, more irretrievable than the loss of spars.
    THE LIFE OF NELSON, VOL. I (OF 2)A. T. (ALFRED THAYER) MAHAN
    After all the demolitions of Totila, the ruin was not irretrievable.
    THEODORIC THE GOTHTHOMAS HODGKIN
    We know that the fact is irretrievable, and struggle to be proud of what we cannot help.
    THE TWO ADMIRALSJ. FENIMORE COOPER
    The qualities by which court is made to the people, were to render every fault inexpiable, and every error irretrievable.
    THOUGHTS ON THE PRESENT DISCONTENTSEDMUND BURKE
    A false move now, the least slip of a tongue aching to rain curses on Power, and irretrievable mischief would be done.
    THE TERMS OF SURRENDERLOUIS TRACY
    That was the beginning of hours of chaos, seemingly irretrievable, in that Prussian right wing.
    HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. XII. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
    But we err both in our mode of accounting for the fact, and in believing the loss we deplore to be irretrievable.
    CHAMBERS'S EDINBURGH JOURNAL, NO. 443VARIOUS
    It was the almost universal sentiment, that, intoxicated with success, Napoleon was rushing to irretrievable ruin.
    HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE VOL. IV, NO. 19, DEC 1851VARIOUS
    There are irretrievable failures; some long, obscure periods, and some triumphant reappearances.
    BOUVARD AND PCUCHET, PART 2GUSTAVE FLAUBERT
    She had probably spent the irretrievable hours at a committee meeting of some society for rescuing working-girls from work.
    WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
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