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irretrievable

  
  
If you talk about irretrievable damage or an irretrievable situation, you mean that the damage or situation is so bad that there is no possibility of putting it right.  
FORMAL      adj   (=irreparable)  
...a country in irretrievable decline.     
  irretrievably      adv   usu ADV with v  
Eventually her marriage broke down irretrievably.     
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