impenitence


adjective

  1. not feeling regret about one’s sin or sins; obdurate.

adjective

  1. not sorry or penitent; unrepentant
n.

1620s, from Latin impaenitentia, from impaenitens (see impenitent). Impenitency is from 1560s.

adj.

early 15c., from Latin impaenitentem, from assimilated form of in- “not, opposite of” (see in- (1)) + paenitens (see penitence).

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