Definition of unrepentant in English:



  • Showing no regret for one's wrongdoings.

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