Pronunciation: (un"rē-kun-struk'tid), [key]
1. stubbornly maintaining earlier positions, beliefs, etc.; not adjusted to new or current situations: an unreconstructed conservative.
2. U.S. Hist.(of Southern states) not accepting the conditions for reinstatement in the Union after the Civil War.
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