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

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  • 82 Hell —    The moral problem of Hell for Christian philosophers is that the Bible teaches that God is loving (for example, 1 John 4: 8) and that God sends some people not to Heaven, but to Hell (for example, Matthew 25). Hell is a place of suffering for… …

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

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

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  • 85 impenitently — adverb in an impenitent manner he repeated his position unrepentantly • Syn: ↑unrepentantly • Ant: ↑repentantly (for: ↑unrepentantly), ↑penitently …

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  • 86 unregenerated — adjective not reformed morally or spiritually unregenerate human nature unregenerate conservatism • Syn: ↑unregenerate • Ant: ↑regenerate (for: ↑unregenerate) …

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  • 87 unrepentantly — adverb in an impenitent manner he repeated his position unrepentantly • Syn: ↑impenitently • Ant: ↑repentantly, ↑penitently (for: ↑impenitently) …

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  • 88 im|pen´i|tent|ly — im|pen|i|tent «ihm PEHN uh tuhnt», adjective, noun. –adj. not penitent; feeling no sorrow or regret for having done wrong: »Her anger was directed with almost equal vehemence against Mr. Reeve for his having published “such an abominable… …

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  • 89 im|pen|i|tent — «ihm PEHN uh tuhnt», adjective, noun. –adj. not penitent; feeling no sorrow or regret for having done wrong: »Her anger was directed with almost equal vehemence against Mr. Reeve for his having published “such an abominable book.”…Mr. Reeve,… …

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  • 90 INQUISITION — INQUISITION, special permanent tribunal of the medieval Catholic Church, established to investigate and combat heresy. The Early Institution Although the Inquisition was established by Pope gregory ix , it owed its name to the procedure… …

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  • 91 Impenitence — Im*pen i*tence, n. [L. impenitentia: cf. F. imp[ e]nitence.] The condition of being impenitent; failure or refusal to repent; hardness of heart. [1913 Webster] He will advance from one degree of wickedness and impenitence to another. Rogers.… …

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  • 92 Obdurate — Ob du*rate, a. [L. obduratus, p. p. of obdurare to harden; ob (see Ob )+ durare to harden, durus hard. See {Dure}.] 1. Hardened in feelings, esp. against moral or mollifying influences; unyielding; hard hearted; stubbornly wicked. [1913 Webster]… …

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  • 93 Obdurately — Obdurate Ob du*rate, a. [L. obduratus, p. p. of obdurare to harden; ob (see Ob )+ durare to harden, durus hard. See {Dure}.] 1. Hardened in feelings, esp. against moral or mollifying influences; unyielding; hard hearted; stubbornly wicked. [1913… …

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  • 94 Obdurateness — Obdurate Ob du*rate, a. [L. obduratus, p. p. of obdurare to harden; ob (see Ob )+ durare to harden, durus hard. See {Dure}.] 1. Hardened in feelings, esp. against moral or mollifying influences; unyielding; hard hearted; stubbornly wicked. [1913… …

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  • 95 Unconverted — Un con*vert ed, a. 1. Not converted or exchanged. [1913 Webster] 2. Not changed in opinion, or from one faith to another. Specifically: [1913 Webster] (a) Not persuaded of the truth of the Christian religion; heathenish. Hooker. [1913 Webster]… …

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  • 96 Unpenitent — Un*pen i*tent, a. Impenitent. Sandys. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 97 impenitence — noun Date: 1595 the quality or state of being impenitent …

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  • 98 sanbenito — noun (plural tos) Etymology: Spanish sambenito, from San Benito Saint Benedict of Nursia Date: circa 1560 1. a sackcloth coat worn by penitents on being reconciled to the church 2. a Spanish Inquisition garment resembling a scapular and being… …

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  • 99 impenitently — adverb see impenitent …

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  • 100 IMPÉNITENCE — s. f. État d un homme impénitent, endurcissement dans le péché. Vivre, mourir dans l impénitence.   Impénitence finale, L impénitence dans laquelle on meurt …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)