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1Not reconciled or converted to the current political theory or movement.‘he's an unreconstructed Thatcherite’
- ‘Two, he is an unreconstructed leftie attempting to hoodwink those in favour of reform by talking their language without actually acting on it.’
- ‘When this dispute ends the government must take steps to ensure that it can never again be held to ransom by a militant, unreconstructed trade union.’
- ‘This Government is a bunch of unreconstructed socialists.’
- ‘The approval is predictable, as is the use of the success of an unreconstructed social conservative to deride UK politicians for their refusal to enter the debate.’
- ‘One of the last of the unreconstructed liberals in Congress, he relishes his role as a leading Senate voice for his party's core constituencies - the poor, the family farmer, the union worker.’
- ‘Every time a neo-con or old-time unreconstructed reactionary writes or speaks of left-wing media, it boggles my mind.’
- ‘By that stage the member had moved from reasoned debate and the National Party research unit's speech notes through to pure, unreconstructed ideology.’
- ‘So while the issue is about economic envy and blame shifting, of which you write, and which I am enjoying reading, essentially it's far more a case of good old politically incorrect, unreconstructed racism.’
- ‘But, contrary to the way outsiders love to categorise the unreconstructed left, they treated those who did not share their belief system with much good-humoured tolerance.’
- ‘Is this just a cheap shot at unreconstructed public choice theory?’
- ‘A zealous Protestant, he was well disposed to investigate the prime targets of secret-police attention at the time: unreconstructed Catholics.’
- ‘The three oppositional voices are those of unreconstructed, demoralised males, ‘destabilised’ by the insecurities of their position.’
- ‘Terry remains an unreconstructed working-class man, revelling in the old macho drinking culture of the North East.’
- ‘It's no surprise that some unreconstructed critics of capitalism are looking smug.’
- ‘He is an unreconstructed Eurosceptic, unlike others in the British Labour party.’
- ‘Like many on the left today, he is an unreconstructed materialist.’
- ‘On the one hand, the study of Canada in the world - Canadian foreign policy studies - constitutes an unreconstructed nationalist project.’
- ‘A man of powerful intellect and great energy, Casey was an unreconstructed Cold Warrior with a penchant for action and a fascination with covert operations.’
- ‘Oh, it didn't keep them from voting Republican, usually in the national elections, but they lived and died registered, unreconstructed Democrats.’
- ‘As he ponders his native state, ruined and under federal occupation, Lee expresses some of the concerns of the unreconstructed agrarian poet seventy years later.’
2Not rebuilt.‘the area provides a spectacular contrast with unreconstructed streets nearby’
- ‘Traditional, unreconstructed local pubs such as this are becoming hard to find.’
- ‘Much of the city's old heart was left unreconstructed, until the end of the Cold War.’
- ‘An awareness of the fragility of civilization was instilled early, though subliminally, by the presence in London during my childhood of large numbers of unreconstructed bomb sites.’
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