[ ir-i-mis-uh-buh l ]
/ ˌɪr ɪˈmɪs ə bəl /


not remissible; unpardonable, as a sin.
unable to be remitted or postponed, as a duty.

Origin of irremissible

First recorded in 1375–1425; late Middle English word from Late Latin word irremissibilis. See ir-2, remissible

Related forms

ir·re·mis·si·bil·i·ty, ir·re·mis·si·ble·ness, nounir·re·mis·si·bly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for irremissible


/ (ˌɪrɪˈmɪsəbəl) /


unpardonable; inexcusable
that must be done, as through duty or obligation

Derived Forms

irremissibility or irremissibleness, nounirremissibly, adverb
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