adjective Also un·re·gen·er·at·ed [uhn-ri-jenuh-rey-tid] /ˌʌn rɪˈdʒɛn əˌreɪ tɪd/.

  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.

adjective Also: unregenerated

  1. unrepentant; unreformed
  2. obstinately adhering to one’s own views


  1. an unregenerate person

adj.1610s, from un- (1) “not” + regenerate (adj.).

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