Definition of unrepentant in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnrɪˈpɛnt(ə)nt/


Showing no regret for one’s wrongdoings: he was unrepentant and said that his comments were completely accurate
More example sentences
  • The man was convicted in open hearings and remains brazenly unrepentant.
  • He's an unrepentant bigot, plus an idiot who knows nothing about football.
  • Yemets is unrepentant, describing his work as a parody.



Example sentences
  • This poem would be unusual enough on its own; it's even more peculiar when you notice that the final, apocalyptic stanza is followed a few pages later by an unrepentantly trivial homage to Smith's office cat.
  • And the not-so-good people (to their credit, Taylor and Molony are careful to make no characters unrepentantly evil) are conniving, craven and corruptible.
  • She grins the grin of the unrepentantly naughty child

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