unregenerate: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (un"ri-jen'ur-it), [key]
— adj.
  1. not regenerate; not renewed in heart and mind or reborn in spirit; unrepentant: an unregenerate sinner.
  2. refusing to believe in the existence of God: an unregenerate atheist; an unregenerate skeptic.
  3. unconvinced by or unconverted to a particular religion, sect, or movement; unreconstructed.
  4. persisting in the holding of prior convictions; opposing new ideas, causes, etc.; stubborn; obstinate: an unregenerate reactionary.
  5. not reformed; wicked; sinful; profligate; dissolute: an unregenerate way of life.
  1. an unregenerate person.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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