(Of a person) firmly established in a particular habit, belief, or way of life and unlikely to change their ways: a confirmed bachelor a confirmed teetotaller
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- The president of a country about to go nuclear is a confirmed believer in the coming apocalypse.
- As a confirmed cynic, I'm going to reserve judgement on that one.
- For two women such as us, confirmed members of the jeans and T-shirt brigade, we were developing a surprising unspoken admiration for the seriously girly.
established, long-established, long-standing, firm, committed, dyed-in-the-wool, through and through; seasoned, hardened, settled, set, fixed, rooted; staunch, loyal, faithful, devoted, dedicated, stalwart, steadfast; habitual, compulsive, obsessive, persistent, unapologetic, unashamed, incorrigible, irredeemable, unreformable, impenitent, inveterate, chronic, incurable