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Definition of "unregenerate" []

  • Not spiritually renewed or reformed; not repentant. (adjective)
  • Sinful; dissolute. (adjective)
  • Not reconciled to change; unreconstructed. (adjective)
  • Stubborn; obstinate. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "unregenerate" in a sentence
  • "But this partial autobiography, which ends in the nineteen-twenties, is strong evidence in his favor, all the more because it covers what he would have called the unregenerate part of his life and reminds one that inside the saint, or near-saint, there was a very shrewd, able person who could, if he had chosen, have been a brilliant success as a lawyer, an administrator or perhaps even a businessman."
  • "In this passage, we see the state of the unregenerate, which is ignorance."
  • "This ought not to be passed over without some animadversion; because this notion about the word "unregenerate" which many persons have previously formed, is no small cause why they think they must reject the opinion, which declares that this passage of"