from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The state of being unregenerate or unrenewed in heart.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The quality or state of being unregenerate.
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- noun The quality or state of being
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And with such considerations do poor creatures harden their hearts in their unregeneracy.
The condition, then, of all men, during their unregeneracy, is one and the same, the purpose of God concerning the difference that shall be being referred to himself.
But I deny that the time antecedent embraces the entire state before regenerations; for the state of unregeneracy, or that which is prior to regeneration, is distinguished by our author, the apostle himself, into another twofold state -- before or without the law, and under the law, as it is expressed in the ninth verse of this very chapter.
Everything to her seemed shrouded in gloom and mystery; and that darkness she received as a token of unregeneracy, as a sign that she was one of those who are destined, by a mysterious decree, never to receive the light of the glorious gospel of Christ.
Her voice lowered with awe and dismay at his unregeneracy.
It is said the "Vice" -- unregeneracy commonly degenerated into comic relief -- is the ancestor of the fool in Shakespeare, but more likely both are successive creations of a dynasty of actors who practised the unchanging and immemorial art of the clown.
But what has given me, in my unregeneracy, the greatest pleasure is the article on the
A nation cannot merely discharge its unregenerate citizens; and the best men in a nation or in any political society cannot evade the responsibility which the fact of human unregeneracy places upon the whole group.
It is merely symbolic of the very comprehensiveness of their responsibilities -- that they have to deal with the problem of human inadequacy and unregeneracy in all its forms, -- that they cannot evade this problem by allowing only the good boys to attend school -- that they cannot even mitigate it by drawing too sharp a distinction between the good boys and the bad.
I suppose, such is mortal unregeneracy, that it is the most widely understood word in the universe.