- not regenerate; not renewed in heart and mind or reborn in spirit; unrepentant: an unregenerate sinner.
- refusing to believe in the existence of God: an unregenerate atheist; an unregenerate skeptic.
- unconvinced by or unconverted to a particular religion, sect, or movement; unreconstructed.
- persisting in the holding of prior convictions; opposing new ideas, causes, etc.; stubborn; obstinate: an unregenerate reactionary.
- not reformed; wicked; sinful; profligate; dissolute: an unregenerate way of life.
- an unregenerate person.
Origin of unregenerate
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for unregenerate
Welcome to what Edelstein calls “unregenerate Shakespeare geekdom.”What Would Shakespeare Say?
April 13, 2009
And he turned from me fully convinced, I believe, that I was an unregenerate rogue.The Book of Khalid
I knew his views; perhaps I had shared them in some measure in my unregenerate days.Man and Maid
Droop had yielded to his thirst and was again sleeping the sleep of the unregenerate.The Panchronicon
Harold Steele Mackaye
A corrupt, unregenerate heart, which is a hotbed and nursery of the devil.Sanctification
J. W. Byers
They were, in a word, the owner of elephants and the unregenerate Dick.Her Ladyship's Elephant
David Dwight Wells
- unrepentant; unreformed
- obstinately adhering to one's own views
- an unregenerate person
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Word Origin and History for unregenerate
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper