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Acting to save someone from error or evil.‘the healing power of redemptive love’
compensating, compensatory, extenuating, offsetting, qualifyingView synonyms
- ‘It feels emotional and meaningful to me because I do think love is incredibly redemptive.’
- ‘The pulsating core of his speech was the redemptive power of love.’
- ‘We profess that people of any age are included in God's unconditional love and redemptive grace.’
- ‘Alas, the movie doesn't allow the actor to fulfill the same redemptive role.’
- ‘You've done a lot of work with prisoners, dealing with the redemptive power of art.’
- ‘If this simple tale of three people and a pooch were a Hollywood movie, it would be all about the redemptive power of love.’
- ‘Revenge is not redemptive; it smears the soul with the same evil it seeks to repay.’
- ‘This is nourishing, redemptive; we become less alone inside.’
- ‘There is a redemptive quality to these high, open moors.’
- ‘The book is also about love - and its redemptive power.’
- ‘I decided that the movie, no matter how bleak and hopeless it may seem, is ultimately about redemptive hope, albeit a twisted one at that.’
- ‘Nor does she shirk her moral duty to counter evil with the redemptive power of truth.’
- ‘I wanted him to know the comfort and consolation of Christ's redemptive love.’
- ‘It is a tale of fear and guilt, emotional survival, and the redemptive power of love.’
- ‘The kingdom is essentially redemptive and spiritual rather than political and physical.’
- ‘One rejected the book on the grounds that it had ‘no redemptive quality’.’
- ‘So I think there's a redemptive quality involved with taking care of people who have a need in the later years of their life.’
- ‘I found something reassuring and redemptive in this record, which went above and beyond anything that its creators could have envisaged for it.’
- ‘Themes of redemptive love, parental affection and reconciliation are worked out in the music in a very different way from the play.’
- ‘I think there's a majesty in it that makes it redemptive.’
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