nonrecoverable love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. That cannot be recovered, especially from waste materials or ore.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. not recoverable; damaged or lost forever
  • adj. having an investment that will not be recovered

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Examples

  • In the 1950's, Henry Kissinger predicted that future "limited political engagements" would unfortunately result in nonrecoverable prisoners of war.

    Wright, Thomas T.

  • In the 1950's Henry Kissinger predicted that "limited political engagements" would result in nonrecoverable prisoners of war.

    Grella, Donald C.

  • The Army declared Hodapp's remains "nonrecoverable" in 1956 and efforts to retrieve American remains were stymied through decades of the Cold War.

    Korean War POW finally buried after 60 years

  • Since 2008, the federal government has committed hundreds of billions of dollars, much of it nonrecoverable, to try to keep housing afloat and ensure that borrowers can get loans.

    Obama's next focus of reform: Housing finance

  • The charges, which follow an audit of the company ' s business in Brazil, are related to depreciation and inventory adjustments, provisions for labor and tax litigation, nonrecoverable supplier rebates and depreciation of tangible assets, company executives said.

    Carrefour Cuts Outlook on Higher Brazil Charges

  • Moreover, consequential, indirect, and speculative damages generally are viewed as nonrecoverable through a Saudi court.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Rejection of Saudi Arabia as an Alternate Forum for Resolving a Dispute:

  • Rare cases suffered temporary dementia and nonrecoverable amnesia.

    Spin

  • Category 5, on the other end of the scale, related personnel who were killed and remains were considered nonrecoverable.

    Bennett, William G.

  • Henry Kissinger predicted, in the 50's, that future "limited political engagements" would result, unfortunately, in nonrecoverable prisoners of war.

    Fowler, James A.

  • Category 5, on the other end of the scale, meant those personnel lost in circumstances where they were killed, and remains were considered nonrecoverable.

    Williamson, Don I.

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