Meaning of unapologetic


If you’re unapologetic, you refuse to say you’re sorry or to express any regret. You might be unapologetic about missing your horrible cousin’s birthday party, for example.

If someone isn’t sorry, she’s unapologetic: your English teacher is probably an unapologetic grammarian, and you might be unapologetic about your lack of interest in the art of proper grammar. Neither of you is willing to acknowledge any regret for your feelings. While the adjective unapologetic can describe someone who simply refuses to apologize, it also conveys a sense of strength: an unapologetic feminist, for example, is proud to stand by her beliefs.

Definitions of unapologetic
  1. adjective

    unwilling to make or express an apology

    unapologetic believer”
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    apologetic, excusatory

    offering or expressing apology
    defensive, justificative, justificatory

    attempting to justify or defend in speech or writing

    conscious of your own shortcomings
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