un·​apol·​o·​get·​ic | \ ˌən-ə-ˌpä-lə-ˈje-tik How to pronounce unapologetic (audio) \

Definition of unapologetic

: not apologetic : offered, put forward, or being such without apology or qualification an unapologetic liberal

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unapologetically \ ˌən-​ə-​ˌpä-​lə-​ˈje-​ti-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce unapologetically (audio) \ adverb

Examples of unapologetic in a Sentence

She was unapologetic about her remarks.

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First Known Use of unapologetic

1834, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of unapologetic

: not feeling or showing regret or shame : not apologetic

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