unredeemable


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unredeemable

(ˌʌnrɪˈdiːməbəl)
adj
1. not able to be redeemed or reformed
2. not able to be turned into cash or exchanged for goods
3. (Theology) theol not able to be saved or liberated, esp from sin
4. not able to be recovered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unredeemable - insusceptible of reformunredeemable - insusceptible of reform; "vicious irreclaimable boys"; "irredeemable sinners"
wicked - morally bad in principle or practice
References in classic literature ?
An undeniable and unredeemable forfeit of all he hath about him.
No ship is wholly bad; and now that their bodies that had braved so many tempests have been blown off the face of the sea by a puff of steam, the evil and the good together into the limbo of things that have served their time, there can be no harm in affirming that in these vanished generations of willing servants there never has been one utterly unredeemable soul.
In the late nineteenth century, white youth who transgressed standards of morality were placed in early juvenile rc/orwatories, whereas black youth, considered unredeemable, were placed in prisons (Tanenhaus 2004; Ward 2012).
Tenders are invited for the redevelopment and refurbishment of this two storey, approximately 121m^2, historical building will involve the stripping and replacement of unredeemable structures, completions and finishes, in line with strict conservation guidelines.
Worcester has found one-goal deficits to be irrelevant this season and two-goal deficits to be manageable, but falling behind by 3-0 is generally unredeemable.
Yet, it is this desire that brings him unredeemable doom.
But to experience the world's insufficiency to us - to see that the human is as important or more important than the natural world--might seem like a depravity unredeemable even by Calvin's God, At its worst, feeling the world's insufficiency sufficiency to us leads to the radioactive dumping and Ansar Dine, surely, rafter than that, we should simply conform to the world?
He specifies that either the poor and the rich have basically the same nature, and consequently, can receive education or they 'are of a race essentially different from ours, and unredeemable (which, however often implied, I have heard none yet openly say]' (17.
It was an ugly, hate-filled attack that the paper chose to unleash on its loyal subscribers and online readers, handing over its circulation to an unredeemable set of slurs and slanders.
The unredeemable greenbacks and legal-tender laws allowed banks to expand the money supply, which was needed because the government was flummoxed in its attempts to finance the war via borrowing from the public--that is, its bond auctions had failed to raise enough funds.
In her review and critique of children's Bible story books, she uses five criteria--"the five P's of a feminist picture Bible"--pronouns, people of color, critique of power, women who speak or act, and pictures to evaluate them as either unredeemable, not much better, salvageable and recommendable.
Rape; the massacres of women, children, and the elderly; military vehicles running over civilians for sport; "Zippo raids" that burned down villages; indiscriminate shelling and aerial bombardment; despoliation of crops and drinking water; routinized torture--this was the unredeemable essence of our Vietnam War, not American teenagers coming of age and bonding against a bamboo backdrop, not "good intentions" in Washington leading us into a "quagmire.