irredeemable


Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia.

ir·re·deem·a·ble

 (ĭr′ĭ-dē′mə-bəl)
adj.
1. That cannot be bought back or paid off: an irredeemable annuity.
2. Not convertible into coin.
3. Impossible to remedy: irredeemable losses.
4. Impossible to redeem or reform: an irredeemable evil.

ir′re·deem′a·bly adv.

irredeemable

(ˌɪrɪˈdiːməbəl)
adj
1. (Banking & Finance) (of bonds, debentures, shares, etc) without a date of redemption of capital; incapable of being bought back directly or paid off
2. (Banking & Finance) (of paper money) not convertible into specie
3. (of a sinner) not able to be saved or reformed
4. (of a loss) not able to be recovered; irretrievable
5. not able to be improved or rectified; irreparable
ˌirreˌdeemaˈbility, ˌirreˈdeemableness n
ˌirreˈdeemably adv

ir•re•deem•a•ble

(ˌɪr ɪˈdi mə bəl)

adj.
1. not redeemable; incapable of being bought back or paid off.
2. irremediable; irreparable; hopeless.
3. being beyond redemption: an irredeemable villain.
4. (of paper money) not convertible into gold or silver.
[1600–10]
ir`re•deem`a•bil′i•ty, ir`re•deem′a•ble•ness, n.
ir`re•deem′a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.irredeemable - insusceptible of reformirredeemable - insusceptible of reform; "vicious irreclaimable boys"; "irredeemable sinners"
wicked - morally bad in principle or practice
2.irredeemable - (of paper money) not convertible into coin at the pleasure of the holder
inconvertible, unconvertible, unexchangeable - used especially of currencies; incapable of being exchanged for or replaced by another currency of equal value
Translations

irredeemable

[ˌɪrɪˈdiːməbl] ADJirredimible (Fin) → perpetuo, no amortizable

irredeemable

[ˌɪrɪˈdiːməbəl] adj
[fault] → inexpiable; [offender] → irrécupérable
(= hopeless) [situation] → irrécupérable
(COMMERCE)non remboursable

irredeemable

adj
currency, pawned objectnicht einlösbar; bondsunkündbar, untilgbar; annuity, debtnicht ablösbar
(fig) sinner(rettungslos) verloren; lossunwiederbringlich; transgressionunverzeihlich

irredeemable

[ˌɪrɪˈdiːməbl] adj
a. (failing) → incorreggibile; (selfishness) → assoluto/a
b. (Comm) → irredimibile
References in classic literature ?
An air of stern, deep, and irredeemable gloom hung over and pervaded all.
Mr Pyke and Mr Pluck sat drinking hard in the next room, now and then varying the monotonous murmurs of their conversation with a half-smothered laugh, while the young lord-- the only member of the party who was not thoroughly irredeemable, and who really had a kind heart--sat beside his Mentor, with a cigar in his mouth, and read to him, by the light of a lamp, such scraps of intelligence from a paper of the day, as were most likely to yield him interest or amusement.
84 million irredeemable convertible preference shares (ICPS) at 94 sen per ICPS.
The cryptocurrency market is thus a market of competing private irredeemable monies (or would-be monies).
Massey believes that nothing is irredeemable and that recovery is possible for everyone.
According to a report provided by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Turkey will face irredeemable water shortages, especially after 2050, if it continues to consume from its available water sources at the current speed.
damn-it-all-to-Hell blackness-- an immedicable, irredeemable stain.
Qorbani said, "Endorsing Israel's killing of innocent Palestinians is irredeemable.
He said: "Nothing that I say in the remainder of these sentencing remarks can provide comfort or recompense for Lydia's death; a child is priceless, so the loss of a child is an irredeemable loss.
Iraq's justice system still has huge deficiencies which mean that resorting to even a small number of executions is risking a grave and irredeemable miscarriage of justice," Colville added, Reuters reported.
Last week, Kumar had filed a defamation suit and sought an injunction against publication or broadcast of anything related to the sexual harassment allegations saying that the same was causing him " irredeemable damage.