Pronunciation: (ir"i-dē'mu-bul), [key]
1. not redeemable; incapable of being bought back or paid off.
2. irremediable; irreparable; hopeless.
3. beyond redemption; irreclaimable.
4. (of paper money) not convertible into gold or silver.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.