unreconciled

adjective

un·​rec·​on·​ciled ˌən-ˈre-kən-ˌsī(-ə)ld How to pronounce unreconciled (audio)
: not reconciled
was unreconciled to the idea
unreconciled enemies
unreconciled account balances

Examples of unreconciled in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That is, in many ways, the great, cruel, unreconciled tragedy at the heart of this tale. Bilge Ebiri, Vulture, 12 Jan. 2024 Thanks to Fidel Castro and his brother Raúl, Cuba is politically sovereign but economically vulnerable, and its future is tenuous, with its relationship with the giant of the north as unreconciled as ever. NEW BEGINNINGS? Jon Lee Anderson, Foreign Affairs, 14 Dec. 2021 But such a personal journey, stretched between unreconciled pasts and futures cut short, is not easily translated into a film. Savina Petkova, Variety, 7 Mar. 2024 Following Swift and Kanye West’s long history, West’s then-wife Kardashian became part of the narrative in 2015 as Swift publicly reconciled (and then unreconciled) with West. Kelsie Gibson, Peoplemag, 7 Dec. 2023 The remains are the unreconciled legacy of a grisly practice in which bodies and organs were taken from graveyards, battlefields, morgues and hospitals in more than 80 countries. Claire Healy, Washington Post, 14 Aug. 2023 The remains are the unreconciled legacy of a grisly practice in which body parts were scavenged from graveyards, battlefields, hospitals and morgues in more than 80 countries. Andrew Ba Tran, Washington Post, 14 Aug. 2023 The events of subsequent months — the pandemic itself, the racial reckoning in the wake of George Floyd’s murder, the Jan. 6 Capitol riot — only made these unreconciled questions seem more urgent. Alexis Soloski, New York Times, 30 June 2023 Weeks of negotiations resulted in little headway, with major differences on costs and taxes going unreconciled. USA Today, 9 June 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1513, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unreconciled was circa 1513

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“Unreconciled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unreconciled. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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