irretrievable


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Synonyms for irretrievable

impossible to recover or recoup or overcome

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Do you think, then, dear Clifford," added she, with a wretched smile, "that I have brought an irretrievable disgrace on the old house, by opening a little shop in the front gable?
Then, perceiving in Elizabeth no inclination of replying, she added, "Unhappy as the event must be for Lydia, we may draw from it this useful lesson: that loss of virtue in a female is irretrievable; that one false step involves her in endless ruin; that her reputation is no less brittle than it is beautiful; and that she cannot be too much guarded in her behaviour towards the undeserving of the other sex."
It was the first scene of open anger between the couple in their sad seven years together, and Ethan felt as if he had lost an irretrievable advantage in descending to the level of recrimination.
He did not know the proper time to call, nor was there any one to tell him, and he was afraid of committing himself to an irretrievable blunder.
More than a century afterwards, in 1731, when the evil was complete and irretrievable, an order was issued that all stray animals should be destroyed.
"You villain, why do you shrink from plunging into the irretrievable Gazette?" says prosperity to the poor devil battling in that black gulf.
Had the Tetons stayed their efforts on the margin of the grass, it is probable that the honour of the day would have been theirs, notwithstanding the irretrievable loss they had sustained in the death of Mahtoree.
| New process: Spouses will be able to submit a "statement of irretrievable breakdown" to apply for divorce under the new laws.
Asked why Hilliard, who had served as building principal at Johnston City the last five years, was resigning, Clark offered the following statement: "it was due to an irretrievable breakdown of communication between the principal and district administration."
I am regularly told by clients that they have simply drifted apart and asked if they can base the fact evidencing the irretrievable breakdown of their marriage on "irreconcilable differences".
It also abolished the ground of 'desertion' which up until 2006 was one of the five means of establishing irretrievable breakdown set out in the 1976 Divorce (Scotland) Act.
Other changes relate to irretrievable breakdown, the need to live apart and being required to provide evidence of misconduct.
Judge Paul Thomas QC said: "Your reputation in the community has been irretrievable damaged."
They appear in sections on burgeoning, scope, moment, soul, irretrievable, and guts.
He said Corrie's remains were somewhere in the Suffolk waste disposal system but "essentially irretrievable".