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  • adjective Not contrite.


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un- +‎ contrite


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  • "But I am your friend," the viscount said, sounding quite uncontrite.

    Unforgiven Balogh, Mary 1998

  • Merle gazed with horror upon the apparently uncontrite fratricide.

    The Wrong Twin Harry Leon Wilson 1903

  • The Obama campaign has declared its respect for uncontrite terrorist Bill Ayers's school "reforms" - in fact, as Ronald Radosh writes, an agenda for "making classrooms into centers for creating revolutionary change."

    Phi Beta Cons 2008

  • I am taking issue with the fact that she is a non-christian passing herself off to be a christian and leading unsuspecting followers down the wrong road, and her uncontrite performance is one of the ways I see that.

    Pulpit Pimps 2008


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