Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not chary; not frugal; not careful; heedless.

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Examples

  • Perhaps it was human and correctly natural that Knight never once thought whether he did not owe her a little sacrifice for her unchary devotion in saving his life.

    A Pair of Blue Eyes

  • Otherwise, I agree with you that a people unchary of its honor at any sacrifice is fit only to be enslaved by some nobler race.

    Ginx's Baby. His Birth and other Misfortunes: A Satire

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