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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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.
He wants to conclude from the past 48 hours that Europe is somehow unreformable.
In her latest book Reforming The Unreformable, OkonjoIweala strongly emphasises this fact.
Inevitably, however, the tax code has reached a critical mass of complexity that renders it almost unreformable.
But Ukip leader Nigel Farage believes that the PM has put his party's concerns at the heart of the political debate, giving them an even bigger platform for their demand for withdrawal from an EU which they regard as essentially unreformable.
The former Bank member told the commission: "If the industry turned out to be unreformable, it is possible total separation would turn out to be the best step to take.
Plaid Cymru MP Jonathan Edwards said: "These events show that Westminster is unreformable.
165) Retributive regimes, according to sociologists Katherine Beckett and Bruce Western, "emphasize the undeserving and unreformable nature of deviants, tend to stigmatize and separate the socially marginal, and are hence more likely to feature less generous welfare benefits and more punitive anti-crime policies.
From Terror to Freedom: A Warning About America's Affair with Islam" is a memoir from Mano Bakh who warns that Islam as written is unreformable, that the words of Mohammed circa 600 AD, Conquer, Convert, or Kill, are the ideas of Islam as written.