unredeemed

adjective

un·​re·​deemed ˌən-ri-ˈdēmd How to pronounce unredeemed (audio)
: not redeemed
unredeemed gift cards
unredeemed sin

Examples of unredeemed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As comptroller, in response to demands by the World Jewish Congress and other groups, Mr. Hevesi used his power over city pension fund investments to help force Swiss banks to indemnify heirs of Holocaust victims for their unredeemed Nazi-era bank balances. Sam Roberts, New York Times, 9 Nov. 2023 So, carrying certain items such as extra credit and debit cards, your social security card, passport, blank checks, birth certificate, unredeemed gift cards, passwords, library cards, Medicare card and membership cards is a no-no and can all pose risks. Kurt Knutsson, Fox News, 15 July 2023 The ongoing, unredeemed sum of these untold victims’ agony culminates in the myth—and, more important, in the reality that the myth represents—and Anthony, armed with this knowledge, expands his art with an obsessional fervor ranging far beyond the myth’s local specifics. Richard Brod, The New Yorker, 26 Aug. 2021 The Hand, the only erotic section of Eros (2004), an otherwise unredeemed anthology film with contributions by Michelangelo Antonioni and Steven Soderbergh, now rereleased by itself in an extended cut as part of the Hong Kong auteur’s U.S. retrospective, The World of Wong Kar Wai. Lidija Haas, The New Republic, 2 Dec. 2020 Of those surveyed, a majority of respondents said their unredeemed cards were worth $200 or less. Parija Kavilanz, CNN, 23 Feb. 2023 Reynolds suggested the joke be expanded into its own musical number, in which Clint tries to entice Present to let loose and revert to his former, unredeemed self. Ashley Leestaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 18 Nov. 2022 The World Games is allowing unredeemed tickets from Saturday’s cancelled or delayed events to be used on Sunday. Ramsey Archibald | Rarchibald@al.com, al, 10 July 2022 In 2018, the McKinsey consulting group estimated the number of unredeemed airline miles sitting in accounts at 30 trillion. Peter Greenberg, CBS News, 20 June 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unredeemed was in the 15th century

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“Unredeemed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unredeemed. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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