unreconstructed

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unreconstructed

[uhn-ree-kuhn-struhk-tid]
adjective
1.
stubbornly maintaining earlier positions, beliefs, etc.; not adjusted to new or current situations: an unreconstructed conservative.
2.
U.S. History. (of Southern states) not accepting the conditions for reinstatement in the Union after the Civil War.

Origin:
1865–70, Americanism; un-1 + reconstructed

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unreconstructed (ˌʌnriːkənsˈtrʌktɪd)
 
adj
chiefly (US) unwilling to accept social and economic change, as exemplified by those White Southerners who refused to accept the Reconstruction after the Civil War

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unreconstructed
1867, "not reconciled to the outcome of the American Civil War," from un- (1) "not" + pp. of reconstruct.
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Example sentences
If what you want is a place to vent your unreconstructed id, then you probably
  want this section of the site.
Daley is an unreconstructed old-school pol: rarely glimpsed without a suit
  jacket, fluent in the ancient political rituals.
Harry is angry and unreconstructed and, it seems, on the point of being out of
  date.
Only a handful of unreconstructed reactionaries harbor the ugly thought of
  breaking unions.
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