unreconstructed

[ uhn-ree-kuh n-struhk-tid ]SEE DEFINITION OF unreconstructed
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The unreconstructed Boers refused to fight for the Power that humbled them in 1902.

It became the reign of the unreconstructed and unreconciled.

But he made no secret of the fact that he was an unreconstructed Southron.

"An unreconstructed Rebel," he exclaimed, yet clearly surprised.

One of the loveliest of Atlantas gray-haired dames tells me: I am unreconstructed yet—Southern to the backbone.

Caleb Gordon had accepted defeat openly and honestly, and for this the unreconstructed Major had never fully forgiven him.

WORD ORIGIN

1867, "not reconciled to the outcome of the American Civil War," from un- (1) "not" + past participle of reconstruct. See Reconstruction.

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