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Too bad to be improved or saved:‘the game was beyond redemption in the 69th minute’
inveterate, habitual, confirmed, hardenedView synonyms
- ‘This time he believes the situation is not beyond redemption.’
- ‘Well, the country is in serious economic trouble, but it is not yet beyond redemption.’
- ‘‘They are beyond redemption - politically, they're damned,’ he says.’
- ‘I am much saddened that it has been allowed to deteriorate to such an extent that it is now surely beyond redemption.’
- ‘Unlike some of his neighbours, however, he does not believe the party is beyond redemption.’
- ‘He called Sunday's election a ‘farce,’ ‘rigged,’ and ‘flawed beyond redemption.’’
- ‘But if anything, Frankie is portrayed as beyond hope, beyond redemption.’
- ‘The U.S. corporate press is now corrupt beyond redemption.’
- ‘He finds himself beyond rescue, beyond redemption, and beyond anything that life can do to him.’
- ‘They may have made a mistake, but no one is (well, at least very few are) totally beyond redemption, as my story clearly illustrates.’
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