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Unlike adults, many of the events and milestones they missed out on are irretrievable.

His death during the storm was recognized as an irretrievable loss of part of what made the neighborhood the neighborhood.

But she and her family have learned enough about irretrievable loss to keep a hard-earned perspective.

Besides this good news, the "Mutine" brought word of another misfortune, more irretrievable than the loss of spars.

After all the demolitions of Totila, the ruin was not irretrievable.

We know that the fact is irretrievable, and struggle to be proud of what we cannot help.

The qualities by which court is made to the people, were to render every fault inexpiable, and every error irretrievable.

A false move now, the least slip of a tongue aching to rain curses on Power, and irretrievable mischief would be done.


On this page you'll find 148 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to irretrievable, such as: despondent, forlorn, futile, sad, vain, and downcast.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.