Definition of unrepentant in English:



  • Showing no regret for one's wrongdoings:

    ‘he was unrepentant and said that his comments were completely accurate’
    • ‘Yemets is unrepentant, describing his work as a parody.’
    • ‘He emerged, unrepentant in 2002 and went about the same antics as before.’
    • ‘There is much admiring of young legal eagles, studying of wizened magistrates and cowering from unrepentant defendants to be done.’
    • ‘Ambrose, by contrast, was guilty of wholesale plagiarism and was unrepentant.’
    • ‘He was not unrepentant to the end, as some people have said.’
    • ‘It was an unworthy way for one fine champion to speak of another and many told Singh so at the time but the man himself remained unrepentant.’
    • ‘The man was convicted in open hearings and remains brazenly unrepentant.’
    • ‘He's a predator, he's unrepentant and he'll continue being a predator.’
    • ‘Effectively undefeated, and loudly unrepentant, they remain national security threats.’
    • ‘Despite the challenging nature of his work to date, Aronofsky is unrepentant about his plans to enter the mainstream with his next film.’
    • ‘He's an unrepentant bigot, plus an idiot who knows nothing about football.’
    • ‘Yeltsin's amnesty for the participants of the coup was the first time in Russian history that the executive had pardoned unrepentant foes.’
    • ‘But Royal Mail chiefs remained unrepentant, insisting its other services would meet the needs of businesses.’
    • ‘A fortnight on from his now infamous defiance of the smoking ban, our own John Deasy remains as unrepentant as he has been from day one.’
    • ‘What we have in common is that we enjoy being in the sex-trade: we are unrepentant hookers and we are not going to change.’
    • ‘But the unrepentant musician said he would be prepared to go prison again in the interests of his beliefs.’
    • ‘The girl is apparently unrepentant, and is now ‘punishing’ the school by withdrawing her presence.’
    • ‘She hasn't been convicted of any crime so far, and is unrepentant about alleged excesses.’
    • ‘An unrepentant former soldier who stabbed a 20-year-old man to death has been sentenced to life in jail.’
    • ‘Walsh remains unrepentant about the allegations put forward in his book.’
    impenitent, unrepenting, uncontrite, remorseless, unremorseful, shameless, unashamed, unblushing, unapologetic, unregenerate, obdurate, unabashed
    incorrigible, incurable, confirmed, inveterate, irredeemable, unreformable, brazen, hardened, callous, abandoned, conscienceless
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