impenitency


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impenitence, impenitency

lack of repentance or contrition for sins committed. — impenitent, n., adj.
See also: Christianity
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Noun1.impenitency - the trait of refusing to repent
bullheadedness, pigheadedness, self-will, stubbornness, obstinacy, obstinance - resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires
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Taylor tried to have Smith censured for "disobedience, provoking a minister, impenitency, false speaking, and threats.
Davenant told scared souls, cowering under doom by decree, to look to the covenant's open book and buck up, for "thou art not rejected from this covenant of grace nor excluded from the kingdom of glory until by voluntary final impenitency and infidelity thou excludest thyself.