impenitence

noun

im·​pen·​i·​tence (ˌ)im-ˈpe-nə-tən(t)s How to pronounce impenitence (audio)
: the quality or state of being impenitent

Word History

First Known Use

1595, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of impenitence was in 1595

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“Impenitence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/impenitence. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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impenitence

noun
im·​pen·​i·​tence (ˈ)im-ˈpen-ə-tən(t)s How to pronounce impenitence (audio)
: the quality or state of being impenitent

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