impenitent

adjective
im·​pen·​i·​tent | \ (ˌ)im-ˈpe-nə-tənt How to pronounce impenitent (audio) \

Definition of impenitent

: not penitent

Other Words from impenitent

impenitently adverb

Examples of impenitent in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of impenitent

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for impenitent

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

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“Impenitent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/impenitent. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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