from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an impenitent manner; without repentance or contrition for sin; obdurately.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb Without repentance.

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  • adverb Without repentance.

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  • adverb in an impenitent manner


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impenitent +‎ -ly


  • Having placed Blunt in possession of these particulars, he further said that it pricked him to breathe, cursed Jemmy Vetch, the settlement, and the sea, and so impenitently died.

    For the term of his natural life

  • Then the wretched boy looked cautiously up and found her gone, crept out of bed, fastened his door, and threw himself upon his pillow again: tearing his hair, morosely crying, grudgingly loving her, hatefully but impenitently spurning himself, and no less hatefully and unprofitably spurning all the good in the world.

    Hard Times

  • “Oh, I dismissed them before the play began-sometimes they're a wretched nuisance,” said the Dictator impenitently.

    Fortune's Favorites

  • "I was missing you," said Rutilius Rufus impenitently.

    The Grass Crown

  • I impenitently clung to the opinion that Ezra Pound might have done a disservice to T.S. Eliot when he excised certain passages from The Waste Land.

    The Waste Land Without Pound

  • We must reprove and admonish those who live offensively or impenitently.

    The Reformed Pastor

  • “To commit iniquity, and to die therein,” is no more but to continue in his iniquity impenitently until death.

    The Doctrine of the Saints��� Perseverance Explained and Confirmed

  • God may possibly in time so degenerate as to live sinfully and die impenitently; but to evince this, that those who claim the great honour and privilege of being the children of God cannot justify or make good this claim, neither unto others nor unto themselves, but by a holy and Christian life and conversation.

    The Doctrine of the Saints��� Perseverance Explained and Confirmed

  • However, I shall impenitently "continue to write about American history" as long as Mr. Schlesinger continues to write about movies.


  • He sighed deeply but impenitently, and fumbled in his pocket for his battered tin of tobacco and thin grey cigarette papers.

    My Family and Other Animals


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