unreformable


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unreformable

(ˌʌnrɪˈfɔːməbəl)
adj
1. (Law) not able to be reformed or reclaimed
2. not able to be reformed, altered, or improved
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unreformable - insusceptible of reformunreformable - insusceptible of reform; "vicious irreclaimable boys"; "irredeemable sinners"
wicked - morally bad in principle or practice
2.unreformable - unrepentant and incapable of being reformed; "an unregenerate criminal"
incorrigible - impervious to correction by punishment
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74) In 1990, Malia (under the pseudonym "Z") caused a sensation by arguing that the Soviet system was unreformable.
Well done all of those that were not convinced by the Remain doom mongers - we are totally better out of the failed and unreformable EU.
Far from winning converts to the Remain cause, the measures may have cemented the conviction of many that the EU is unreformable.
The prison may ultimately be an unreformable institution, because every attempt at reform ends up being subsumed under the carceral logic, thus contributing to make it more compatible with changing cultural sensibilities and politico-economic arrangements and further entrenching the hold of the carceral state onto the fabric of society.
As beneficiaries of our democratic system, they now have the brass neck to urge us to vote away our democracy to an undemocratic EU that is corrupt, inept, untrustworthy, hopelessly inefficient, unreformable and not far from bankruptcy.
France is obviously not unreformable," Schaeuble told journalists.
Unfortunately he came back with nothing, and somehow his view of the unreformed (and clearly unreformable in the light of his experience) EU changed completely.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, finance minister from 2003-- 2006 and again 2011--2015, wrote a book about Nigeria called Reforming the Unreformable.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, finance minister from 20032006 and again 2011-2015, wrote a book about Nigeria called Reforming the Unreformable.
A prison system in which petty criminals became hardened and unreformable, or asylums that made the unhinged even madder, would likewise be self-perpetuating" (1989, 77).
But ultimately if they don't like their taxes subsidising the unfair EU system, the logical answer is to support UKIP and get us out of this unreformable mess.
But when Brockway asked her if she would be willing to quit it, take a pay cut, and live with women and girls whom society regarded as criminal and unreformable, she responded with an enthusiastic "yes.