irremissible

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

adjective

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

Nearby words

  1. irreligion,
  2. irreligious,
  3. irremeable,
  4. irremediable,
  5. irremediably,
  6. irremovable,
  7. irreparable,
  8. irreparably,
  9. irrepealable,
  10. irreplaceable

Origin of irremissible

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

Related formsir·re·mis·si·bil·i·ty, ir·re·mis·si·ble·ness, nounir·re·mis·si·bly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for irremissible

irremissible

/ (ˌɪrɪˈmɪsəbəl) /

adjective

unpardonable; inexcusable
that must be done, as through duty or obligation
Derived Formsirremissibility or irremissibleness, nounirremissibly, adverb

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