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1. Not reconciled to social, political, or economic change; maintaining outdated attitudes, beliefs, and practices.
2. Not reconciled to the outcome of the American Civil War.

[After the Reconstruction.]


unwilling to accept social and economic change


(ˌʌn ri kənˈstrʌk tɪd)

stubbornly maintaining earlier positions, beliefs, etc.; not adjusted to new or current situations: an unreconstructed conservative.
[1865–70, Amer.]
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Adj.1.unreconstructed - adhering to an attitude or position widely held to be outmoded; "peasants are still unreconstructed small capitalists at heart"; "there are probably more unreconstructed Southerners than one would like to admit"
reconstructed - adapted to social or economic change; "a reconstructed feminist"


[ˌʌnriːkənˈstrʌktɪd] ADJ [system, idea, policy] → no reformado, inamovible; [person] → recalcitrante


adj (pej) system, idea, policyunverändert; she’s an unreconstructed communistsie ist eingefleischte Kommunistin
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