- not remissible; unpardonable, as a sin.
- unable to be remitted or postponed, as a duty.
Origin of irremissible
Related Words for irremissibleforced, involuntary, indispensable, binding, essential, obligatory, imperative, compulsory, requisite, commanding, compelling, imperious, needful, irremissible
Examples from the Web for irremissible
Historical Examples of 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