impenitent

See also: impénitent

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  • IPA(key): /ɪmˈpɛnɪtənt/
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AdjectiveEdit

impenitent

  1. Not penitent; not repenting of sin; not contrite; of a hard heart.
    • (Can we date this quote by Bishop Hall and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      A careless and impenitent heart.
    • 1851, Herman Melville, Moby Dick, chapter 16
      “Captain Peleg,” said Bildad steadily, “thy conscience may be drawing ten inches of water, or ten fathoms, I can’t tell; but as thou art still an impenitent man, Captain Peleg, I greatly fear lest thy conscience be but a leaky one; and will in the end sink thee foundering down to the fiery pit, Captain Peleg.”

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NounEdit

impenitent (plural impenitents)

  1. One who is not penitent.

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