Definition of redeeming in English:

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Pronunciation: /rəˈdēmiNG/


1Compensating for someone’s or something’s faults; compensatory: tuneless dirges with few redeeming features a quite dreadful man, without a single redeeming quality
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  • I was pleasantly surprised to see him shown in such a spiritually redeeming light.
  • The worst movies of all time have absolutely no redeeming qualities.
  • He was spectacularly ugly, with not a redeeming physical feature.
2Able to save people from sin, error, or evil: the transforming power of God’s redeeming grace
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  • For a few minutes, without her waking, we rebuked the source of the nightmares, praising God for the redeeming blood.
  • Jerusalem's special calling was to be "a light to the nations," a witness to God's redeeming will.
  • Christ shares both expressions in his face of suffering, whilst He opens the wound in his side to offer the redeeming blood.

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Syllabification: re·deem·ing

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