Thesaurus / irretrievable

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The leaders fallen, no further object for contention remained to the rebels, and the defeat was complete and irretrievable.

Yorkshire BattlesEdward Lamplough

But, sir, it is not to lament the irretrievable that I intrude myself upon your leisure.

Yet the administration gave her a warning; they did not allow the irretrievable hours to be stolen from her with a noiseless hand.

The Woman-HaterCharles Reade

He had destroyed his ambitions, he had transformed all his life, by a single unreflecting and irretrievable impulse.

The Roll-CallArnold Bennett

It costs us the most precious, the only irretrievable thing in the universe—time.

The House of the VampireGeorge Sylvester Viereck

But we err both in our mode of accounting for the fact, and in believing the loss we deplore to be irretrievable.

Such a desperate and irretrievable rout was never witnessed.

Anne of GeiersteinWalter Scott

And she had no wish to add this irretrievable folly to the original blunder.

The Lure of the MaskHarold MacGrath

But no sooner had he taken this irretrievable step than the mask was dropped.

He believed in inspirations, and he would back his knowledge, his inspiration, by an irretrievable move.

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