HyperDic: unregenerate

English > 3 senses of the word unregenerate:
ADJECTIVEallunregenerate, stubborn, obstinatetenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield
allunregenerate, unregeneratednot reformed morally or spiritually
allunregenerate, unreformableunrepentant and incapable of being reformed
English > unregenerate: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningtenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield.
Synonymsstubborn, obstinate
Narrowerbloody-minded, cantankerousstubbornly obstructive and unwilling to cooperate
bolshy, stroppyobstreperous
bullheaded, bullet-headed, pigheadedobstinate and stupid
contrarious, cross-grainedDifficult to deal with
determineddevoting full strength and concentrated attention to
dogged, dour, persistent, pertinacious, tenacious, unyieldingstubbornly unyielding
hardheaded, mulishunreasonably rigid / rigid in the face of argument or entreaty or attack
stiff-neckedhaughtily stubborn
strong-minded, strong-willedHaving a determined will
See alsodisobedientnot obeying or complying with commands of those in authority
intractablenot tractable
uncompromising, sturdy, inflexiblenot making concessions
Oppositedocilewilling to be taught or led or supervised or directed
Spanishcabezota, obstinada, obstinado, pertinaz, reaccionaria, terco, testarudo, tozudo
Catalanobstinat, pertinaç, tossut
English > unregenerate: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnot reformed morally or spiritually.
Examples
  • "unregenerate human nature"
  • "unregenerate conservatism"
Synonymunregenerated
Narrowercussed, obdurate, obstinate, unrepentantstubbornly persistent in wrongdoing
impenitentimpervious to moral persuasion
unconverted, unpersuadednot converted / converted
See alsoimpenitent, unrepentant, unremorsefulnot penitent or remorseful
lostspiritually or physically doomed or destroyed
Oppositeregeneratereformed spiritually or morally
Spanishno regenerado, sin regenerar
English > unregenerate: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningUnrepentant and incapable of being reformed.
Example"an unregenerate criminal"
Synonymunreformable
Broaderincorrigibleimpervious to correction by punishment
Spanishdepravado

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