Definition of Impenitence

1. Noun. The trait of refusing to repent.




Definition of Impenitence

1. n. The condition of being impenitent; failure or refusal to repent; hardness of heart.

Definition of Impenitence

1. Noun. The property of being impenitent, of lacking penitence, of not being regretful of wrongs done. ¹

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Definition of Impenitence

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Medical Definition of Impenitence

1. The condition of being impenitent; failure or refusal to repent; hardness of heart. "He will advance from one degree of wickedness and impenitence to another." (Rogers) Origin: L. Impenitentia: cf. F. Impenitence. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Impenitence

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1. Religious Duty by Frances Power Cobbe (1865)
"impenitence. impenitence is the persistence in any offence or fault, personal, social, or religious. The original transgression being accomplished, ..."

2. The Christian Magazine by Mendon Association (1827)
"be an object of submission, and that a willingness' to be impenitent, in this sense, would be impenitence itself. But to submit to it as the effect of a ..."

3. The Final Faith: A Statement of the Nature and Authority of Christianity as by William Douglas Mackenzie (1910)
"The Doom of impenitence.—There is another view of the situation which was more emphasised in a former day than in our own, and which we may describe as the ..."

4. The Methodist Review (1873)
"Hope for dying impenitence is full of fatal lethargy for Church and sinner. Between orthodoxy and so discordant, not to say so delusive, a scheme, ..."

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