unregenerate

[ uhn-ri-jen-er-it ]
/ ˌʌn rɪˈdʒɛn ər ɪt /

adjective Also un·re·gen·er·at·ed [uhn-ri-jen-uh-rey-tid] /ˌʌn rɪˈdʒɛn əˌreɪ tɪd/.

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.

noun

an unregenerate person.

Origin of unregenerate

First recorded in 1605–15; un-1 + regenerate

Related forms

un·re·gen·er·a·cy [uhn-ri-jen-er-uh-see] /ˌʌn rɪˈdʒɛn ər ə si/, nounun·re·gen·er·ate·ly, adverb
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unregenerate

/ (ˌʌnrɪˈdʒɛnərɪt) /

adjective Also: unregenerated

unrepentant; unreformed
obstinately adhering to one's own views

noun

an unregenerate person

Derived Forms

unregeneracy, noununregenerately, adverb
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