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unatoned

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Pronunciation: /ʌnəˈtəʊnd
 
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Definition of unatoned in English:

adjective

Not atoned for.
Example sentences
  • A wrong unrepented of and unatoned gathers interest.
  • And preoccupation with the unatoned murder of his grandfather was the beginning of his quest for his own origin.
  • There is no end to the crimes they committed against us - crimes that remain unacknowledged and unatoned to this day.

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