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impenitent

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adjective im·pen·i·tent \-tənt\

Definition of impenitent

  1. :  not penitent

im·pen·i·tent·ly adverb


Examples of impenitent

  1. <an impenitent criminal who said he'd do it all over again, given the chance>



Origin of impenitent

Middle English, from Late Latin impaenitent-, impaenitens, from Latin in- + paenitent-, paenitens penitent


First Known Use: 15th century



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