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Definition of impenitent adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

impenitent

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ɪmˈpenɪtənt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪmˈpenɪtənt//
 
(formal)
 
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not feeling ashamed or sorry about something bad you have done Word Origin late Middle English: from ecclesiastical Latin impaenitent- ‘not repenting’, from Latin in- ‘not’ + paenitere ‘repent’.
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