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impenitent

[im-pen-i-tuh nt] /ɪmˈpɛn ɪ tənt/
adjective
1.
not feeling regret about one's sin or sins; obdurate.
Origin
1525-1535
1525-35; < Late Latin impaenitent- (stem of impaenitēns) unrepentant. See im-2, penitent
Related forms
impenitence, impenitency, impenitentness, noun
impenitently, adverb
Synonyms
unrepentant, uncontrite, hardened.
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British Dictionary definitions for impenitently

impenitent

/ɪmˈpɛnɪtənt/
adjective
1.
not sorry or penitent; unrepentant
Derived Forms
impenitence, impenitence, impenitentness, noun
impenitently, adverb
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Word Origin and History for impenitently

impenitent

adj.

early 15c., from Latin impaenitentem, from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + paenitens (see penitence).

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