Definition of irremissible in English:


Line breaks: ir|re¦mis|sible
Pronunciation: /ɪrɪˈmɪsɪb(ə)l


1(Of a crime) unpardonable.
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  • The discussion of the divine Trinity, the issue of irremissible sin and the treatment of Montanist oracles demonstrate that Tertullian re-creates and modifies the ideas of Montanism.
2(Of an obligation or duty) binding.
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  • What irremissible demands, according to Canetti, must be made upon the truly representative man?


late Middle English: from Old French, or from ecclesiastical Latin irremissibilis, from in- 'not' + remissibilis (from remittere 'remit').

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