irredeemable

adjective ir·re·deem·able \ ˌir-i-ˈdē-mə-bəl \
Updated on: 18 Dec 2017

Definition of irredeemable

1 : not redeemable: such as
a : not terminable by payment of the principal
  • irredeemable bond
2 : being beyond remedy : hopeless
  • irredeemable mistakes

irredeemably

play \ˌir-i-ˈdē-mə-blē\ adverb

Examples of irredeemable in a Sentence

  1. She does not believe that anyone is completely irredeemable.

  2. Without intervention, the country could fall into irredeemable chaos.

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First Known Use of irredeemable

1609


IRREDEEMABLE Defined for English Language Learners

irredeemable

adjective

Definition of irredeemable for English Language Learners

  • : not able to be saved, helped, or made better


IRREDEEMABLE Defined for Kids

irredeemable

adjective ir·re·deem·able \ ˌir-i-ˈdē-mə-bəl \

Definition of irredeemable for Students

: impossible to save or help
  • an irredeemable gambler


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