Impenitency
Impenitency Im*pen"i*ten*cy, n. Impenitence. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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  • impenitency — n. See impenitence …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • impenitency — im·penitency …   English syllables

  • impenitency — noun the trait of refusing to repent • Syn: ↑impenitence • Derivationally related forms: ↑impenitent, ↑impenitent (for: ↑impenitence) • Hypernyms: ↑stubb …   Useful english dictionary

  • impenitence — noun the trait of refusing to repent • Syn: ↑impenitency • Derivationally related forms: ↑impenitent (for: ↑impenitency), ↑impenitent • Hypernyms: ↑stubb …   Useful english dictionary

  • impenitent — impenitence, impenitency, impenitentness, n. impenitently, adv. /im pen i teuhnt/, adj. not feeling regret about one s sin or sins; obdurate. [1525 35; < LL impaenitent (s. of impaenitens) unrepentant. See IM 2, PENITENT] Syn. unrepentant,… …   Universalium

  • impenitence — (n.) 1620s, from L. impaenitentia, from impaenitens (see IMPENITENT (Cf. impenitent)). Impenitency is from 1560s …   Etymology dictionary

  • impenitent — adjective not feeling shame or regret. Derivatives impenitence noun impenitency noun impenitently adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • impenitence — n.; (also impenitency) Obduracy hardness of heart, stubborn sinfulness, want of repentance, refusal to repent, lack of contrition …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • impenitent — /ɪmˈpɛnətənt/ (say im penuhtuhnt) adjective not penitent; obdurate. –impenitence, impenitency, impenitentness, noun –impenitently, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • impenitent — [im pen′ə tənt] adj. [LL(Ec) impaenitens] without regret, shame, or remorse; unrepentant n. an impenitent person impenitence n. impenitency impenitently adv …   English World dictionary

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