Irretrievable meaning

ĭrĭ-trēvə-bəl
Difficult or impossible to retrieve or recover.

Once the ring fell down the drain, it was irretrievable.

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The definition of irretrievable is something that cannot be retrieved, restored, fixed or put right.

When your computer hard drive permanently loses all your data, this is an example of a time when the data is irretrievable.

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That cannot be retrieved, recovered, restored, or recalled.
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Not retrievable; irrecoverable; irreparable; as, an irretrievable loss.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of irretrievable - down the cludgie