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Meaning of IMPENITENT

Pronunciation:  im'penitnt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  not penitent or remorseful
  2. [adj]  impervious to moral persuasion
 

IMPENITENT is a 10 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: unremorseful, unrepentant
 
 Antonyms: penitent, repentant
 
 See Also: unashamed, unregenerate, unregenerated

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Im*pen"i*tent\, a. [L. impaenitens; pref. im- not +
    paenitens penitens: cf. F. imp['e]nitent. See {Penitent}.]
    Not penitent; not repenting of sin; not contrite; of a hard
    heart. ``They . . . died impenitent.'' --Milton. ``A careless
    and impenitent heart.'' --Bp. Hall.
    
    
  2. \Im*pen"i*tent\, n.
    One who is not penitent. [R.]
    
    
 

 

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