Definition of unregenerate in English:

unregenerate

Syllabification: un·re·gen·er·ate
Pronunciation: /ˌənriˈjenərət
 
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adjective

Not reforming or showing repentance; obstinately wrong or bad.
More example sentences
  • Consequently, all people were classified into two categories: they were either unregenerate sinners or regenerate saints.
  • Anticipating Walter Rauschenbusch, who branded economics the unregenerate part of American society, a Methodist pastor in Philadelphia labeled the industrial world a ‘sinful,’ ‘Christless realm.’
  • Thus the model favored by modern geocentrists was hatched in the mind of an unregenerate man, even granting Bouw's own revisionist historiography.

Derivatives

unregeneracy

noun
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  • Heedless men will accuse God of injustice, as the reason for their unregeneracy and destruction…
  • So they accommodated humanistic premises to explain both unregeneracy and carnality.
  • Hence it is that wicked men, during their unregeneracy, are called ‘darkness.’

unregenerately

adverb
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  • Human kind lingered, unregenerately in Plato's cave.
  • Only the unregenerately cynical Hobbes Jr. warned of a siege.
  • His books are criminal classics: novels about criminals, written by an ex-criminal, from the unregenerately criminal viewpoint.

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