irrecoverable irrecoverable

Definition(s):

  • (adj) incapable of being recovered or regained

Usage(s):

  • They realized for a fleeting moment how irrecoverable and unique is each life and youth, on whom they perpetrated so much thoughtless harm at other times.

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  1. Mr Mellor, a former Conservative MP and fellow Chelsea fan, said: "I think he is in an irrecoverable position where effectively the stroke has destroyed his brain. Tony is a strong chap and his heart continues to beat manfully, but I fear...
    on Jan 7, 2006 By: David Mellor Source: BBC News

  2. C4 pundit John McCririck said: "It seems irrecoverable for Kieren Fallon as he will miss all the Classic trials and the French and Irish Guineas, on top of which he is facing a court hearing in Britain."
    on Nov 30, 2006 By: John Magnier Source: This is London

  3. Kinnock mentioned the innumnerable efforts made from within the trade union movement to find a compromise agreement, "to rescue the miners from what was clearly, after the first few months, going to be an irrecoverable disaster".
    on Mar 12, 2009 By: Neil Kinnock Source: guardian.co.uk

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