un·​re·​pen·​tant | \ˌən-ri-ˈpen-tᵊnt \

Definition of unrepentant 

1 : not feeling or exhibiting shame or remorse : not repentant an unrepentant sinner

2 : feeling or showing no inclination to change : unapologetic He was an unrepentant eccentric and flamboyant dresser.— David Sweetman

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unrepentantly adverb
… plays the part of patient vegetarian whenever her unrepentantly carnivorous brother drops in … — John Haney

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In an age of unrepentant anger, here was a good egg. Maria Panaritis, Philly.com, "This Jersey dad called my phone in Conshohocken. He left me thinking that tech is dividing us, and stripping us of empathy, too | Maria Panaritis," 7 July 2018 Laura Lipp is a chipper, gregarious, unrepentant child murderer. Sam Sacks, WSJ, "Fiction Chronicle: Life x 2 + 6," 27 Apr. 2018 Wickens was furious after the incident and Rossi unrepentant as each believed the other had erred. Jim Ayello, Indianapolis Star, "IndyCar midseason review, part II: What's gone wrong," 15 June 2018 The remarks came as an unrepentant Nix clashed with British lawmakers investigating the use of Facebook data in election campaigns. Fox News, "Ex-CEO: Cambridge Analytica got 'huge target' with Trump win," 6 June 2018 Obama also ordered the release of the violent and unrepentant Puerto Rican terrorist Oscar Lopez Rivera, once based in Chicago and a darling of the left. John Kass, chicagotribune.com, "Trump, Blago and the cost of corruption," 1 June 2018 Microsoft was, the government said, a rapacious, unrepentant monopolist whose hardball tactics undermined competition and innovation. Tom Simonite, WIRED, "Big Tech Trades Splashy Conference Demos for Introspection," 31 May 2018 The story of 2016, if there was a story other than Donald Trump, was that vast numbers of the nation’s youth fell for a white-haired unrepentant socialist. Barton Swaim, WSJ, "Blue States, Red Diapers, White Hair," 25 May 2018 Despite their decades in South Korea, all of the men who spoke to the AP were unrepentant communists. Hyung-jin Kim, The Christian Science Monitor, "Summits give aging North Korean spies hope of returning home," 23 May 2018

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First Known Use of unrepentant

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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