impenitence

noun
im·​pen·​i·​tence | \ (ˌ)im-ˈpe-nə-tən(t)s How to pronounce impenitence (audio) \

Definition of impenitence

: the quality or state of being impenitent

First Known Use of impenitence

1595, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about impenitence

Statistics for impenitence

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for impenitence

The first known use of impenitence was in 1595

See more words from the same year

Comments on impenitence

What made you want to look up impenitence? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

using a distributed computer network

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Time Traveler Quiz: Which Word Came First?

  • time traveler quiz which word came first
  • Which came first?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!