Definitions

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  • adj. Not bloody.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not bloody.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not stained with blood.
  • Not shedding blood; not cruel.
  • Not accompanied with bloodshed.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. achieved without bloodshed

Etymologies

un- +‎ bloody (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • This Hebrew word came latterly to denote an "unbloody" sacrifice, as opposed to a

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Gilmore, who had the choice of death by hanging or bullet, chose the latter because he didn't want to give the state the opportunity to hide behind an "unbloody" execution.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • In the Old Testament, God commands His people to worship Him with a sacrifice, and so it is today that we worship God through the unbloody re-presentation of Christ's sacrifice, the most perfect sacrifice, in the sacred liturgy.

    Taking a Look at Liturgical Catechesis

  • In one remarkable meal, four friends ate themselves into delirium with heritage pork cracklings, cod tongues, milts (don't ask) on toast, not to mention rare but unbloody partridge, sprout tops (we never knew they had them), veal heart and Mr. Hix's stargazy pie.

    A Grand Tour of a Very British Empire

  • While his camp companion (narrator of the tale) tells the amusing, unbloody tale of the bear that hugs the slopes of St. Elias, a bear who has legs on one side a foot longer than the other.

    “Why this longing for life? It is a game which no man wins.”

  • Love for neighbor, care for justice and for the poor are not only themes of social morality, but especially the expression of a sacramental conception of Christian morality, because, through the ministry of priests the spiritual sacrifice of all the faithful, in union with that of Christ, only Mediator, is fulfilled: a sacrifice which priests offer in an unbloody and sacramental manner, in expectation of the future coming of the Lord.

    Priests: announcement and power

  • While John -- representing all priests past, present, and to come -- had the power to change bread and wine into the Body and Blood of Christ in the unbloody renewal of His Sacrifice, Our Lady was charged with supporting all her priest-sons down through the ages by standing at their side, even as she stood by the Cross of her Son on Calvary.

    A Little Catechism on Spiritual Motherhood for Priests

  • On this one day of the year, out of reverence for the day that Our Lord sacrificed Himself for us, Holy Mother Church restrains from offering the unbloody sacrifice of the Mass.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Minnesota professor claims to have desecrated Eucharist ...in the Eucharist the Body and Blood of the God-man are truly, really, and substantially present for the nourishment of our souls, by reason of the transubstantiation of the bread and wine into the Body and Blood of Christ, and that in this change of substances the unbloody Sacrifice of the New Testament is also contained...

    Minnesota professor claims to have desecrated Eucharist

  • And it does seem strangely appropriate, given the not-unbloody cover art.

    Brian Ruckley · A Tentative Schedule, Signed Copies, Vicious Books

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