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irretrievable (adj.)

"not recoverable," 1690s (implied in irretrievably), from assimilated form of in- (1) "not, opposite of" + retrievable. Related: Irretrievability.

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Definitions of irretrievable

irretrievable (adj.)
impossible to recover or recoup or overcome;
an irretrievable loss
irretrievable errors in judgment
Synonyms: unretrievable
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