unreconstructed


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un·re·con·struct·ed

 (ŭn′rē-kən-strŭk′tĭd)
adj.
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 Not reconciled to social, political, or economic change; maintaining outdated attitudes, beliefs, and practices.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.]
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unreconstructed

(ˌʌnriːkənsˈtrʌktɪd)
adj
unwilling to accept social and economic change
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un•re•con•struct•ed

(ˌʌn ri kənˈstrʌk tɪd)

adj.
stubbornly maintaining earlier positions, beliefs, etc.; not adjusted to new or current situations: an unreconstructed conservative.
[1865–70, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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"
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Translations

unreconstructed

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

adj (pej) system, idea, policyunverändert; she’s an unreconstructed communistsie ist eingefleischte Kommunistin
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
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