Irrecoverableness
Irrecoverable Ir`re*cov"er*a*ble, a. Not capable of being recovered, regained, or remedied; irreparable; as, an irrecoverable loss, debt, or injury. [1913 Webster]

That which is past is gone and irrecoverable. --Bacon.

Syn: Irreparable; irretrievable; irremediable; unalterable; incurable; hopeless. -- {Ir`re*cov"er*a*ble*ness}, n. -- {Ir`re*cov"er*a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • irrecoverableness — noun see irrecoverable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • irrecoverableness — See irrecoverable. * * * …   Universalium

  • irrecoverableness — ir·recoverableness …   English syllables

  • irrecoverableness — noun see irrecoverable …   Useful english dictionary

  • irrecoverable — irrecoverableness, n. irrecoverably, adv. /ir i kuv euhr euh beuhl/, adj. 1. incapable of being recovered or regained: an irrecoverable debt. 2. unable to be remedied or rectified; irretrievable: an irrecoverable loss. [1530 40; IR 2 +… …   Universalium

  • irrecoverable — adjective Date: 15th century not capable of being recovered or rectified ; irreparable < an irrecoverable loss > • irrecoverableness noun • irrecoverably adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • irrecoverably — See irrecoverableness. * * * …   Universalium

  • desperation — n 1. recklessness, rashness, fool hardiness, impetuosity, imprudence, boldness; frenzy, passion, rage, madness, fury. 2. urgency, pressure, compulsion; acuteness, criticalness, crucialness; seriousness, gravity, graveness, importance. 3.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • irrecoverable — /ɪrəˈkʌvərəbəl/ (say iruh kuvuhruhbuhl), / ˈkʌvrə / (say kuvruh ) adjective 1. that cannot be regained: an irrecoverable debt. 2. that cannot be remedied or rectified: irrecoverable sorrow. –irrecoverableness, noun –irrecoverably, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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