Definition of unsalvageable in English:

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unsalvageable

Pronunciation: /ʌnˈsalvɪdʒəb(ə)l/

adjective

Impossible to retrieve or preserve from potential loss or destruction: as many as 160,000 homes may be unsalvageable
More example sentences
  • Two drops of java on his shirt is enough to make the day unsalvageable.
  • In his ambivalent report, he notes that many national institutions are "unsalvageable."
  • The fire was quickly extinguished, but the motorcycle was reduced to a smoking, unsalvageable cinder.

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