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Synonyms for unregenerate

tenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield

not reformed morally or spiritually

unrepentant and incapable of being reformed


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But on both practical and formal grounds, only Shakespeare's festive comedies would seem to satisfy the broad parameters of Fernie's formulation, and even they would founder on the shoals of the occasional unregenerate villain or chronic discontent.
Yet half a century later, issues that seemed settled in the 1960s are suddenly unsettled again, as a candidate favored by unregenerate racists prepares to assume the presidency.
Like all animals the animal mankind, the unregenerate man, is a beggar of life, not a creator of it.
He is neither a radical liberal who repudiated socialist ideals nor an unregenerate communist who has learned nothing during the years of perestroika.
He contended that no provision has been made in the Act to provide for vicious unregenerate convicted juveniles, who despite having undergone the reformation process for the maximum penalty of three year's custody in a special home, continue to be a menace to the society.
Rather it was an intellectual misjudgement that lead Arendt to 'an overhasty and dangerous' (p219) dismissal of the coherence and power of the ideological project pursued by Eichmann and other unregenerate Nazis like Sassen:
Difficult as it may be to perceive in the smoke of battle, it is civilization we are building, and its sheer scope will drive the unregenerate to the very edge of their jungle.
So others have preferred, Through hard resolve and soft heart, to live Among the mean and lazy, furtive Stupid ones; and to reform the plan; Or else with hands and brains boldly To cure the sick; never deterred By unregenerate man.
The one who seeks revenge is always in the wrong, from the as yet unregenerate Kate in Taming of the Shrew to the lying Caliban in The Tempest.
"Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore: Exorcising Hawthorne's Unregenerate Daughter," Carina Pasquesi, Baruch College, City University of New York
Tate and another "unregenerate" Agrarian, (13) Donald Davidson, vainly discussed how life would have been better if Stonewall Jackson had been the supreme commander of Confederate forces in the Civil War, which, they were convinced, would have led to a southern victory that would have left them "much better off than we are now" (qtd.
The "ultimate crime," it was one of the most potent epithets within a discourse of othering and constituted "irrefutable evidence of an unregenerate animal savagery" (170).
It was in this spirit--at least as much as that of the unregenerate Third-World nationalism of which Aijaz Ahmad (1993) accused Orientalism--that Said criticized the American foreign policy establishment, whether in Orientalism or in his late indictment of Samuel Huntington's "clash of civilizations" thesis.
well, but they were ungrateful, ignoble, unregenerate trash, caricatured