unredeemable

adjective
un·​re·​deem·​able | \ ˌən-ri-ˈdē-mə-bəl How to pronounce unredeemable (audio) \

Definition of unredeemable

: unable to be redeemed or made better : irredeemable an unredeemable scoundrel turning unredeemable characters into protagonists we can pull for— William Buchheit

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Recent Examples on the Web Like focus, much can be left to the camera in auto mode, and even seemingly unredeemable exposure can often be corrected during editing. The Editors, Outdoor Life, "3 Rules for Improving Your Outdoor Photography Skills," 7 Jan. 2021 By now, Welch was smiling a bit, eager to discuss redemption in a moment that sometimes seems unredeemable. Hanif Abdurraqib, New York Times, "How Gillian Welch and David Rawlings Held Onto Optimism," 3 Nov. 2020 Soon after, Walt discovers Jane choking on vomit in her sleep and does nothing to save her, a decision that made his character unredeemable in the eyes of some viewers. Lisa Respers France, CNN, "Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul just kind of played us about 'Breaking Bad,' yo," 10 July 2019 Soon after, Walt discovers Jane choking on vomit in her sleep and does nothing to save her, a decision that made his character unredeemable in the eyes of some viewers. Lisa Respers France, CNN, "Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul just kind of played us about 'Breaking Bad,' yo," 10 July 2019 Soon after, Walt discovers Jane choking on vomit in her sleep and does nothing to save her, a decision that made his character unredeemable in the eyes of some viewers. Lisa Respers France, CNN, "Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul just kind of played us about 'Breaking Bad,' yo," 10 July 2019 Soon after, Walt discovers Jane choking on vomit in her sleep and does nothing to save her, a decision that made his character unredeemable in the eyes of some viewers. Lisa Respers France, CNN, "Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul just kind of played us about 'Breaking Bad,' yo," 10 July 2019 Soon after, Walt discovers Jane choking on vomit in her sleep and does nothing to save her, a decision that made his character unredeemable in the eyes of some viewers. Lisa Respers France, CNN, "Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul just kind of played us about 'Breaking Bad,' yo," 10 July 2019 Soon after, Walt discovers Jane choking on vomit in her sleep and does nothing to save her, a decision that made his character unredeemable in the eyes of some viewers. Lisa Respers France, CNN, "Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul just kind of played us about 'Breaking Bad,' yo," 10 July 2019

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First Known Use of unredeemable

1551, in the meaning defined above

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“Unredeemable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unredeemable. Accessed 11 May. 2021.

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