unreconciled

adjective
un·​rec·​on·​ciled | \ ˌən-ˈre-kən-ˌsī(-ə)ld How to pronounce unreconciled (audio) \

Definition of unreconciled

: not reconciled was unreconciled to the idea unreconciled enemies unreconciled account balances

Examples of unreconciled in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Thereafter, an unreconciled Mr Sanders would become a general-election problem for Democrats. The Economist, "Bernie Sanders’s permanent revolution," 15 Aug. 2019 Left unmentioned is the fact that Lincoln’s First Inaugural, however artful legally, had left seceding states unpersuaded and unreconciled. Harold Holzer, WSJ, "‘Uncivil Warriors’ Review: Lawyers at Civil War," 29 July 2018 Even among followers of Christ, God's great story of reconciliation has been crippled because the messengers of that story are unreconciled. Lucas Ramirez, Fox News, "'Designed for More' by Lucas Ramirez," 24 June 2018 The only true hallmark of Bucks basketball this season is that both of these extremes will go unmitigated and unreconciled. Rob Mahoney, SI.com, "The Bucks Have Serious Soul-Searching To Do," 30 Mar. 2018 Although beaten, Hannibal remained unreconciled to the triumph of Roman arms. James Romm, WSJ, "The Scourge of Rome," 7 July 2017 Yet these two nations are among the great unreconciled of the 20th century’s warring parties. The Economist, "The future of Sino-Japanese relations," 7 Sep. 2017 But Tyson, apparently suffering from postpartum depression, is unreconciled to the domestic limitations of motherhood Jesse Green, New York Times, "Review: In ‘Breeders,’ Parenting as a (Literal) Cage Match," 2 Oct. 2017 The subsequent public infighting among cabinet members shows that many disputes surrounding Brexit are still unreconciled. Andrew Hammond And, WSJ, "Four Facts for the Theresa May and the Brexiteers," 21 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of unreconciled

circa 1513, in the meaning defined above

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“Unreconciled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unreconciled. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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