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Not penitent; unrepentant.

im·pen′i·tence n.
im·pen′i·tent n.
im·pen′i·tent·ly adv.

impenitence, impenitency

lack of repentance or contrition for sins committed. — impenitent, n., adj.
See also: Christianity
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Noun1.impenitence - the trait of refusing to repent
bullheadedness, pigheadedness, self-will, stubbornness, obstinacy, obstinance - resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires


[ɪmˈpenɪtəns] Nimpenitencia f


nReuelosigkeit f
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