un·​apol·​o·​get·​ic ˌən-ə-ˌpä-lə-ˈje-tik How to pronounce unapologetic (audio)
: not apologetic : offered, put forward, or being such without apology or qualification
an unapologetic liberal
unapologetically adverb

Examples of unapologetic in a Sentence

She was unapologetic about her remarks.
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Word History

First Known Use

1834, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unapologetic was in 1834

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“Unapologetic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unapologetic. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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