un redemptive

redemptive

[ri-demp-tiv]
adjective
1.
serving to redeem.
2.
of, pertaining to, or centering on redemption or salvation: redemptive religions.

Origin:
1640–50; redempt(ion) + -ive

redemptively, adverb
nonredemptive, adjective
unredemptive, adjective
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redemptive

adjective
1. of or relating to or resulting in redemption; "a redemptive theory about life"- E.K.Brown 
2. bringing about salvation or redemption from sin; "saving faith"; "redemptive (or redeeming) love" 
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