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irretrievable (adj) irrecoverable; irreparable.
If you cannot get back what you have lost it is irretrievable. A situation that cannot be made right is irretrievable. If a thing is lost for ever, the loss is irretrievable. If you cannot get back the money you have spent on something, the money is irretrievable.
- Because of the sex scandal he was involved in, the loss of his prestige is irretrievable. It is a permanent blemish on his character.
- The sudden damage to the computer has made the data stored in it irretrievable. All the information saved in it has gone and cannot be got back.