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Impossible to recover; irreparable: irrecoverable losses.

ir′re·cov′er·a·bly adv.


adv brokenirreparabel; irrecoverably lostfür immer verloren
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and given up as irrecoverably lost, was lately brought
The very first day that Morland came to us last Christmas -- the very first moment I beheld him -- my heart was irrecoverably gone.
So when the soul of the poet has come to ripeness of thought, she detaches and sends away from it its poems or songs,--a fearless, sleepless, deathless progeny, which is not exposed to the accidents of the weary kingdom of time; a fearless, vivacious offspring, clad with wings (such was the virtue of the soul out of which they came) which carry them fast and far, and infix them irrecoverably into the hearts of men.
There was no wind stirring to help me, and all I could do with my paddles signified nothing: and now I began to give myself over for lost; for as the current was on both sides of the island, I knew in a few leagues distance they must join again, and then I was irrecoverably gone; nor did I see any possibility of avoiding it; so that I had no prospect before me but of perishing, not by the sea, for that was calm enough, but of starving from hunger.
Every one of those keen moments has left its trace, and lives in us still, but such traces have blent themselves irrecoverably with the firmer texture of our youth and manhood; and so it comes that we can look on at the troubles of our children with a smiling disbelief in the reality of their pain.
The fear of damaging my health irrecoverably as well as a desire to escape the downward spiral of drinking, hangovers and more drinking," says Janet.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The need of at least $200 million for any would-be Presidential candidate in the US marks the transformation of the country from a democracy to an oligarchy, Nobel Peace Prize winner and 39th US President Jimmy Carter said, adding that this irrecoverably undermines the country's moral and ethical basis.
Trekking agents say they are worried that if tourists are allowed to visit the earthquake-hit areas under present circumstances, and if disaster strikes such areas again, the country's tourism industry will suffer irrecoverably.
Liquidation is the last resort and for that to happen the bank must be irrecoverably bad.
The spiritual blindness of the time being what it is, those who live with the consciousness that something has irrecoverably left their lives when they awake each morning can find no solace in a rational discourse with those who do not experience this.
The current study gave another salutary lesson how the real lake reference conditions may be unexpected if the lake hydrology has been irrecoverably transformed by man in the past and indicated the role and importance of palaeolimnology in establishing the development of the lake.
The couple's lives changed irrecoverably in the 1984 IRA bombing of Brighton's Grand Hotel.