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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Fresh-faced stars like Bradley Cooper and Mark Wahlberg gained plaudits for their turns as unapologetic, steely eyed Navy Seal survivors. Adrian Bonenberger, The New Republic, "The Sum of All Beards," 4 June 2019 Against the backdrop of a pan-European wave of rightwing populism, however, Sánchez ran as an unapologetic progressive. Omar G. Encarnación, The New York Review of Books, "Will Spain Be the Savior of Social Democracy in Europe?," 28 May 2019 But Bernie remained unapologetic about the importance of America embracing his version of democratic socialism. Aric Chokey, sun-sentinel.com, "How did the Democratic candidates do in their first round of debates? We rated them.," 28 June 2019 The show, so unwilling to get sentimental and emotionally manipulate viewers, still tickles with its unapologetic and masterful embrace of the frivolous. Matthew Gilbert, BostonGlobe.com, "With ‘Seinfeld,’ the devilishness was in the details," 27 June 2019 Drawing two women kissing as colorful, strong, unapologetic, and free individuals is my way of contributing to a more honest representation of people, in the media. Françoise Mouly, The New Yorker, "Olimpia Zagnoli’s “Heartfelt”," 17 June 2019 Criticism of Hargreaves unapologetic and brazen climbing career would follow her throughout her life and after her death. Andrew Bisharat, National Geographic, "Hope dims for climbers missing on the 'Killer Mountain'," 6 Mar. 2019 Just before that, Oddly will also headline a June 14 Drag Nation event at Tracks — the Denver LGBTQ+ dance club where Yvie perfected her gritty, punk-rock fashion and unapologetic persona. John Wenzel, The Know, "Yvie Oddly on winning “RuPaul’s Drag Race” just before Denver PrideFest," 14 June 2019 What ensued was two years of distinctly unapologetic chaos: An unexpected election, a weak minority government, a revolving door of Brexit ministers, 43 government resignations. Sahil Handa, National Review, "Reclaiming Britishness from the Brexit Debacle," 10 June 2019

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First Known Use of unapologetic

1834, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unapologetic was in 1834

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English Language Learners Definition of unapologetic

: not feeling or showing regret or shame : not apologetic

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