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Unapologetic vs Unforgiving - What's the difference?

unapologetic | unforgiving |

As adjectives the difference between unapologetic and unforgiving

is that unapologetic is not apologetic, especially when being apologetic would be appropriate while unforgiving is unwilling or unable to forgive or show mercy.

unapologetic

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Not apologetic, especially when being apologetic would be appropriate.
  • unforgiving

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Unwilling or unable to forgive or show mercy.
  • The electorate was in an unforgiving mood.
  • Having no allowance for weakness.
  • The unforgiving Arctic climate makes short work of the unprepared.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2014
  • , date=November 14 , author=Stephen Halliday , title=Scotland 1-0 Republic of Ireland: Maloney the hero , work=The Scotsman citation , page= , passage=In a raucous atmosphere, it was an unforgiving and physical contest from the start. Grant Hanley conceded the first free-kick within the opening 20 seconds, setting the tone for a busy and thankless evening for Serbian referee Milorad Mazic.}}

    Derived terms

    * unforgivingly * unforgivingness