Definition of unrepentant in English:



  • Showing no regret for one's wrongdoings.

    ‘he was unrepentant and said that his comments were completely accurate’
    • ‘He's an unrepentant bigot, plus an idiot who knows nothing about football.’
    • ‘An unrepentant former soldier who stabbed a 20-year-old man to death has been sentenced to life in jail.’
    • ‘He emerged, unrepentant in 2002 and went about the same antics as before.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The girl is apparently unrepentant, and is now ‘punishing’ the school by withdrawing her presence.’
    • ‘The man was convicted in open hearings and remains brazenly unrepentant.’
    • ‘But Royal Mail chiefs remained unrepentant, insisting its other services would meet the needs of businesses.’
    • ‘Walsh remains unrepentant about the allegations put forward in his book.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Despite the challenging nature of his work to date, Aronofsky is unrepentant about his plans to enter the mainstream with his next film.’
    • ‘Yemets is unrepentant, describing his work as a parody.’
    • ‘He was not unrepentant to the end, as some people have said.’
    • ‘But the unrepentant musician said he would be prepared to go prison again in the interests of his beliefs.’
    • ‘He's a predator, he's unrepentant and he'll continue being a predator.’
    • ‘Effectively undefeated, and loudly unrepentant, they remain national security threats.’
    • ‘She hasn't been convicted of any crime so far, and is unrepentant about alleged excesses.’
    • ‘There is much admiring of young legal eagles, studying of wizened magistrates and cowering from unrepentant defendants to be done.’
    • ‘Yeltsin's amnesty for the participants of the coup was the first time in Russian history that the executive had pardoned unrepentant foes.’
    • ‘Ambrose, by contrast, was guilty of wholesale plagiarism and was unrepentant.’
    • ‘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.’
    impenitent, unrepenting, uncontrite, remorseless, unremorseful, shameless, unashamed, unblushing, unapologetic, unregenerate, obdurate, unabashed
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