Definition of Irrecoverable

1. Adjective. Incapable of being recovered or regained.

Exact synonyms: Unrecoverable
Similar to: Irretrievable, Unretrievable, Lost
Antonyms: Recoverable



Definition of Irrecoverable

1. a. Not capable of being recovered, regained, or remedied; irreparable; as, an irrecoverable loss, debt, or injury.

Definition of Irrecoverable

1. Adjective. Not recoverable or admitting of recovery; incapable of being recovered: as, an irrecoverable debt. ¹

2. Adjective. That cannot be recovered from or made good; irremediable; as an irrecoverable disease; irrecoverable danger. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Irrecoverable

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Irrecoverable

irrecognition
irrecognizable
irreconcilability
irreconcilable
irreconcilableness
irreconcilables
irreconcilably
irreconcile
irreconcileable
irreconciled
irreconcilement
irreconciles
irreconciliation
irreconciling
irrecordable
irrecoverable (current term)
irrecoverableness
irrecoverably
irrecuperable
irrecuperably
irrecured
irrecusable
irrecusably
irredeemability
irredeemable
irredeemableness
irredeemably
irredenta
irredentas
irredentism

Literary usage of Irrecoverable

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An exposition of the Creed by John Pearson (1857)
"... or by an active separation, deserting all which are in communion with the Catholick Church, and falling into an irrecoverable schism. ..."

2. Hakluytus posthumus: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and by Samuel Purchas (1906)
"Divers Voyages and Northerne Discoveries of that worthy irrecoverable Discoverer Master Henry Hudson. His Discoverie toward the North Pole, set forth at the ..."

3. Hakluytus Posthumus, Or, Purchas His Pilgrimes: Contayning a History of the by Samuel Purchas (1906)
"Divers Voyages and Northerne Discoveries of that worthy irrecoverable Discoverer Master Henry Hudson. His Discoverie toward the North Pole, set forth at the ..."

4. The Harleian Miscellany: Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and by William Oldys, John Malham (1809)
"... and are still like to be, to our irrecoverable Loss. Faithfully translated, according to the Latin and Netherlandish Dutch, into t- : lish. ..."

5. Hakluytus posthumus: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and by Samuel Purchas (1906)
"Divers Voyages and Northerne Discoveries of that worthy irrecoverable Discoverer Master Henry Hudson. His Discoverie toward the North Pole, set forth at the ..."

6. The Annals of the English Bible by Christopher Anderson (1845)
"... in this city since January, where he must have heard much sooner, or if there was an earlier communication from him to England it is irrecoverable ..."

7. An exposition of the Creed by John Pearson (1857)
"... or by an active separation, deserting all which are in communion with the Catholick Church, and falling into an irrecoverable schism. ..."

8. Hakluytus posthumus: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and by Samuel Purchas (1906)
"Divers Voyages and Northerne Discoveries of that worthy irrecoverable Discoverer Master Henry Hudson. His Discoverie toward the North Pole, set forth at the ..."

9. Hakluytus Posthumus, Or, Purchas His Pilgrimes: Contayning a History of the by Samuel Purchas (1906)
"Divers Voyages and Northerne Discoveries of that worthy irrecoverable Discoverer Master Henry Hudson. His Discoverie toward the North Pole, set forth at the ..."

10. The Harleian Miscellany: Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and by William Oldys, John Malham (1809)
"... and are still like to be, to our irrecoverable Loss. Faithfully translated, according to the Latin and Netherlandish Dutch, into t- : lish. ..."

11. Hakluytus posthumus: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and by Samuel Purchas (1906)
"Divers Voyages and Northerne Discoveries of that worthy irrecoverable Discoverer Master Henry Hudson. His Discoverie toward the North Pole, set forth at the ..."

12. The Annals of the English Bible by Christopher Anderson (1845)
"... in this city since January, where he must have heard much sooner, or if there was an earlier communication from him to England it is irrecoverable ..."

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