Irredeemableness
Irredeemable Ir`re*deem"a*ble, a. Not redeemable; that can not be redeemed; not payable in gold or silver, as a bond; -- used especially of such government notes, issued as currency, as are not convertible into coin at the pleasure of the holder. -- {Ir`re*deem"a*ble*ness}, adv. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • irredeemableness — irredeemabilˈity or irredeemˈableness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑irredeemable …   Useful english dictionary

  • Irredeemability — Ir re*deem a*bil i*ty, n. The state or quality of being irredeemable; irredeemableness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • irredeemable — irredeemability, irredeemableness, n. irredeemably, adv. /ir i dee meuh beuhl/, adj. 1. not redeemable; incapable of being bought back or paid off. 2. irremediable; irreparable; hopeless. 3. beyond redemption; irreclaimable. 4. (of paper money)… …   Universalium

  • desperation — n 1. recklessness, rashness, fool hardiness, impetuosity, imprudence, boldness; frenzy, passion, rage, madness, fury. 2. urgency, pressure, compulsion; acuteness, criticalness, crucialness; seriousness, gravity, graveness, importance. 3.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • irredeemable — /ɪrəˈdiməbəl / (say iruh deemuhbuhl) adjective 1. not redeemable; incapable of being bought back or paid off. 2. not convertible into specie, as paper money. 3. beyond redemption; irreclaimable. 4. irremediable, irreparable, or hopeless.… …   Australian English dictionary

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