Definition of impenitently in US English:



  • See impenitent

    • ‘An enemy is somebody who, impenitently and with malice aforethought, means ill and chooses to do you harm for the sake of his own selfish purposes.’
    • ‘What it wears on its star-crossed sleeves may be more nerve than heart, but it is heartily droll: a piece of impenitently delinquent sophomoric sardonicism I would characterize as juvenile astringency.’
    • ‘They both sat down, drinking the wine, with Maxine impenitently waiting for the show to begin.’
    • ‘Historical shame and resentment is here straightforwardly acknowledged, impenitently.’