from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Not tampered with; intact: an unbroken dozen.
- adj. Not violated or breached: unbroken promises.
- adj. Uninterrupted; continuous: unbroken silence.
- adj. Not tamed or broken to harness: unbroken horses.
- adj. Not disordered or disturbed: unbroken family ties.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Whole, not divided into parts.
- adj. Describing a horse that has not been tamed.
- adj. Continuous, without interruption.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not broken; continuous; unsubdued.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not broken; whole; entire; hence, left in its integrity; not violated.
- Not weakened; not crushed; not subdued: as, a mind unbroken by age.
- Not tamed or rendered tractable; not taught; not accustomed to the saddle, harness, or yoke: as, an unbroken horse or ox.
- Not interrupted; undisturbed: as, unbroken slumbers; hence, regular.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (especially of promises or contracts) not violated or disregarded
- adj. not subdued or trained for service or use
- adj. (of farmland) not plowed
- adj. not broken; whole and intact; in one piece
- adj. marked by continuous or uninterrupted extension in space or time or sequence
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I guess the unbroken is a ironically about her hymen.
Ginna, the best way to get the eggs out unbroken is to temper the chocolate, that way your eggs not only stay intact but they also have a smooth texture, good bite and a brilliant sheen.
We lived together in unbroken harmony for twenty years.
For a time each blow brought a yelp from him; but fear passed into terror, until finally his yelps were voiced in unbroken succession, unconnected with the rhythm of the punishment.
Crack the eggs over the skillet -- ideally all yolks would remain unbroken, but one of mine broke.
We pause over them and the thoughts they suggest, comparing them in unbroken silence with our own experience.
Between July 19 and Aug. 9 of that year, heat records were set on nine days and they remain unbroken more than three-quarters of a century later.
A record we earnestly trust will remain unbroken for as long a time as he is available.
The huge Pacific seas, extending in unbroken lines sometimes a mile or half as much again in length, hurl themselves upon the reef, overtowering and falling upon it with tremendous crashes, and yet the fragile coral structure withstands the shock and protects the land.
They are reared in unbroken ignorance of their supposed principal duties, knowing nothing of these duties till they enter upon them.
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