irretrievable irretrievable

Definition(s):

  • (adj) impossible to recover or recoup or overcome

Usage(s):

  1. Most people tend to understate their age until they near 90; then longevity suddenly becomes a source of greater pride than irretrievable youth.
  2. Which isn't to say Steve is a geekat least not an irretrievable geek.
  3. Once you go over that cliff, it's almost irretrievable.

News

  • RS Approves Bill To Make Divorce Friendly For Women

    Rajya Sabha on Monday approved a proposal to make divorce friendly for women as it provides for the wife getting share in the husband’s immovable property after “irretrievable breakdown” of marriage.
    on August 28, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post

Quotes

  1. ECB managing director Hugh Morris explained there had been an "irretrievable breakdown of the relationship between captain and coach".
    on Jan 8, 2009 By: Hugh Morris Source: Independent

  2. "Our home, Earth, is in danger," Gore told the final day of the UN climate conference in Poznan, Poland. "We are moving towards several tipping points that could within less than 10 years make it impossible to avoid irretrievable damage to...
    on Dec 12, 2008 By: Al Gore Source: AFP

  3. "It's not irretrievable, it is able to be dealt with through intervention from the prime minister to seek to have a limited and targeted referral of powers," Mr Bracks said. "But in relation to this legislation, if it was to go unchanged into...
    on May 22, 2007 By: Steve Bracks Source: NEWS.com.au

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