- not remissible; unpardonable, as a sin.
- unable to be remitted or postponed, as a duty.
Origin of irremissible
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Examples from the Web for irremissible
The condition in this, that the penalty commuted must not be irremissible, was not always observed.A History of The Inquisition of Spain; vol. 2,
Henry Charles Lea
At an earlier period he would scarce have escaped without scourging, galleys and irremissible prison.
Two years and a half were spent on the trials of Diego and Ana, ending with a sentence of irremissible prison and sanbenito.
Indeed, it was a common thing among the Pagans to stigmatize certain crimes, and to call them irremissible—unexpiable.Pagan Origin of Partialist Doctrines
John Claudius Pitrat
Irremissible, ir-re-mis′i-bl, adj. not to be remitted or forgiven.
- unpardonable; inexcusable
- that must be done, as through duty or obligation
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