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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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The very first day that Morland came to us last Christmas -- the very first moment I beheld him -- my heart was irrecoverably gone.
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.
and given up as irrecoverably lost, was lately brought
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.
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.
Returning to the charge in 698, with more numerous armament by sea and land, the Arabs re-took the city, and North Africa was irrecoverably lost to the Roman Empire.
It maintains a viable institutional specification of popular sovereignty in the present, rather than allowing it to recede irrecoverably into the past or to mutate into competing multitudinous claims.
While the reader is not granted any more insight into Ralph's future, it can be surmised that he does go on, although irrecoverably changed.
Ecologically and agriculturally we are moving towards an irrecoverably explosive situation.
sup][7],[8] It is reported that up to 300 ribosomes can be irrecoverably inhibited in 35 minutes by a single toxin molecule, which is toxic enough to destroy a cancer cell.
Derrida might further reply, moreover, that everything would be risked in mechanical memory only if there were a substantial chance that subjectivity would be irrecoverably lost.
Hence, it is structurally tied to the body as some sort of cut experienced on it, a remark that can also be made in relation to Einar's portraits: each one of them operates as a metaphor of what is irrecoverably lost, leaving partial traces that the subject pursues.