unreformed


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unreformed

(ˌʌnrɪˈfɔːmd)
adj
1. not having given up a reprehensible habit or immoral way of life
2. not improved by alteration or correction of abuses
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Adj.1.unreformed - unaffected by the Reformation
orthodox - adhering to what is commonly accepted; "an orthodox view of the world"
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unreformed

[ˈʌnrɪˈfɔːmd] ADJno reformado
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Still our old question of the comparative advantage of justice and injustice has not been answered: Which is the more profitable, to be just and act justly and practise virtue, whether seen or unseen of gods and men, or to be unjust and act unjustly, if only unpunished and unreformed?
But the face of Oolanga, as his master called him, was unreformed, unsoftened savage, and inherent in it were all the hideous possibilities of a lost, devil-ridden child of the forest and the swamp--the lowest of all created things that could be regarded as in some form ostensibly human.
Should I of these the liberty regard, Who, freed, as to their ancient patrimony, Unhumbled, unrepentant, unreformed, Headlong would follow, and to their gods perhaps Of Bethel and of Dan?
The unreformed provincial mind distrusted London; and while true religion was everywhere saving, honest Mrs.
These are the last words I have to say and I mean to say them.) I have taken the example--not of a specially depraved man, as you erroneously suppose--but of an average man, with his average share of the mean, cruel, and dangerous qualities, which are part and parcel of unreformed human nature--as your religion tells you, and as you may see for yourself, if you choose to look at your untaught fellow-creatures any where.
"The EU's leaders have, so far, said they will not change their approach - it's the unreformed withdrawal agreement, take it or leave it," he added.
The chosen countries are former Soviet Republics, who share the legacies of the past including unreformed and heavily bureaucratised public sector, autocratic governance, outdated and inequitable education.
Time to put an unreformed scrooge in charge of this profligate and bloated monstrosity.
High academic achievers from the state system may also find that their bosses are not quite as bright as they are, but have arrived at their exalted positions through the ancient and unreformed english class system.
Some have the Labour Shadow Chancellor down as a dangerous, unreformed Marxist, but McDonnell could be the radical economic remedy that austerity Britain is crying out for.
These policies are considered mainstream in Western European and Nordic countries - hardly unreformed or unworkable, are they?