Definition of unreconstructed in English:


Line breaks: un|re¦con|struct¦ed
Pronunciation: /ˌʌnriːkənˈstrʌktɪd


  • 1Not reconciled or converted to the current political theory or movement: he’s an unreconstructed Thatcherite
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    • But, contrary to the way outsiders love to categorise the unreconstructed left, they treated those who did not share their belief system with much good-humoured tolerance.
    • Like many on the left today, he is an unreconstructed materialist.
    • This Government is a bunch of unreconstructed socialists.
  • 2Not rebuilt: the area provides a spectacular contrast with unreconstructed streets nearby
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    • An awareness of the fragility of civilization was instilled early, though subliminally, by the presence in London during my childhood of large numbers of unreconstructed bomb sites.
    • Traditional, unreconstructed local pubs such as this are becoming hard to find.
    • Much of the city's old heart was left unreconstructed, until the end of the Cold War.

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