Definition of Impenitent

1. Adjective. Not penitent or remorseful.




2. Adjective. Impervious to moral persuasion.

Definition of Impenitent

1. a. Not penitent; not repenting of sin; not contrite; of a hard heart.

2. n. One who is not penitent.

Definition of Impenitent

1. Adjective. Not penitent; not repenting of sin; not contrite; of a hard heart. ¹

2. Noun. One who is not penitent. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Impenitent

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Impenitent

1. Not penitent; not repenting of sin; not contrite; of a hard heart. "They . . . Died impenitent." . "A careless and impenitent heart." . Origin: L. Impaenitens; pref. Im- not + paenitens penitens: cf. F. Impenitent. See Penitent. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Impenitent

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impenitent (current term)
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Literary usage of Impenitent

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The National Preacher by Austin Dickinson (1837)
"But what else is the language of the heart and life of every impenitent sinner ; who, because God is good and does not come forth to execute punishment ..."

2. American Book Prices Current (1921)
"[impenitent Sinner Disarmed.] Host., 1706. 16mo. Paper covers, Fabyan, G., Feb. 17, '20. (54) f980.00. Corderius Americanus. Host., 1708. 16mo. ..."

3. A History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages by Henry Charles Lea (1887)
"He was obstinate and impenitent; the Church could do nothing with him, and as soon as the secular lawgivers had provided for his guilt the awful punishment ..."

4. Moral Disquisitions: And Strictures on the Rev. David Tappan's Letters to by Samuel Spring (1815)
"... of the impenitent are impenitent doings, and wholly opposed to repentance: therefore are not implied in the command to repent. ..."

5. A Library of American Literature from the Earliest Settlement to the Present by Edmund Clarence Stedman, Ellen Mackay Hutchinson (1887)
"Amen, Amen. BORN in Leicestershire, England, 1X6. DIED at Hartford, Conn., 1617. THE WEAK MINISTER AND THE impenitent HEARER, [The Soule's Implantation. ..."

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