The power of his story is not only redemptive, but regenerative too.
A few months ago, it looked like this would be Streep's redemptive year.
It is not about the redemptive power of violence, but the redemptive power of the media.
1640s, from redempt (mid-15c.), adjective from Latin redemptus, past participle of redimere (see redemption) + -ive. Related: Redemptively.