unrepentant

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj unrepentant not penitent or remorseful
    • adj unrepentant stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • unrepentant Not repentant; not penitent; not contrite for sin.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Unrepentant un-rē-pen′tant not repentant or penitent
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Quotations

  • Socrates
    Socrates
    “Happiness is unrepentant pleasure.”

Usage

In literature:

She gave Nick a cool bow when she was ready to go, and left him plunged in gloom, but stubbornly unrepentant.
"The Port of Adventure" by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
The student, having dipped his hand in blood, was now eager to be attacked on the highway by a company of unrepentant Von Sendlingens.
"The Son of Clemenceau" by Alexandre (fils) Dumas
There is an obligation to forgive but it does not extend to the unrepentant.
"Have faith in Massachusetts; 2d ed." by Calvin Coolidge
He went in chase of the fugitive, ran him to earth, and brought him again triumphantly home, submissive but unrepentant.
"Love Romances of the Aristocracy" by Thornton Hall
He never comes, for he died unrepentant and unpardoned.
"The City and the World and Other Stories" by Francis Clement Kelley
He was against the wall, but unrepentant.
"Children of the Market Place" by Edgar Lee Masters
The two offenders were hopelessly unrepentant and impracticable, and it was found necessary to banish them.
"The Reign of Henry the Eighth, Volume 1 (of 3)" by James Anthony Froude
It was terrible to think of her dying bitter, unrepentant.
"The Day of the Beast" by Zane Grey
Some of the other Free Trade Peers were still unrepentant.
"Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, March 24, 1920." by Various
Now Kenny's hurt stare left Brian unrepentant.
"Kenny" by Leona Dalrymple
Some stayed to pray and to confess their sins; others hardened their hearts and went home unrepentant.
"The Book of the Bush" by George Dunderdale
Nora and Muriel meanwhile pursued their humbled, but unrepentant, way home.
"All on the Irish Shore" by E. Somerville and Martin Ross
In the garden they found Zero cheerful and quite unrepentant.
"The New Gulliver and Other Stories" by Barry Pain
In your place I would be unrepentant.
"The Undying Past" by Hermann Sudermann
Now, penniless and unrepentant, he came back as a matter of course.
"The Sheriff of Badger" by George B. Pattullo
It is unrepentant and stubborn guilt alone which resists Him.
"The Gold Brick" by Ann S. Stephens
But do you desire to crown your evil deeds by dying unrepentant?
"The Green Book" by Mór Jókai
I'm wholly unrepentant for the things I've done.
"The Way of the Strong" by Ridgwell Cullum
As he stood there, unabashed and unrepentant, she looked round quickly, in search of something to strike him with.
"A Son of the Sahara" by Louise Gerard
But Peggy, laughing and unrepentant, hung over her aunt and kissed her.
"Coelebs" by F.E. Mills Young
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In poetry:

Concealing unrepentantly
And trimming you in white,
How often he has brought you home
Into the town at night!
"First Snow" by Boris Pasternak
To think hoo mony sinfu' sauls
Are soopit aff the shores o' life—
Unrepentant, unforgiven—
By burning drink an' bluidy strife.
"The Aul' Kirkyard" by Janet Hamilton

In news:

An Unrepentant New Dealer Runs for Congress.
One of the many things I love about Donald Rumsfeld is that he's totally unrepentant.
The slick, self-serving, and stunningly unrepentant Tenet should at best have been fired on September 12, 2001.
Indian man unrepentant after beheading daughter.
India (AP) — Indian police say a father remains unrepentant after beheading his daughter with a ceremonial sword in a rage over her alleged relationships with men.
Business Group Selects Unrepentant Felon Keynote Speaker.
Barkley unrepentant in support of Mavericks.
An Unrepentant Traitor's Last Words.
JODY'S MANIFESTO OF AN UNREPENTANT TWO-STROKE AFICIONADO.
An unrepentant Sandusky sentenced to 30 years.
New Details About Unrepentant 'Underwear' Bomber Released.
Mom, the benevolent dictator-snoop, is unrepentant .
Commentary George Curry Pat Buchanan: An Unrepentant Racist.
Taliban unrepentant after attack on Pakistani teen.
At inquiry, unrepentant Blair defends Iraq war.
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