Definitions

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  • adj. Not imposed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not imposed; not laid on or exacted, as a tax, burden, toll, duty, command, service, task, etc.; not enjoined.

Etymologies

un- +‎ imposed. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Twain's books tend to digress in all directions except when held together for a while by some unimposed force such as the Mississippi River.

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  • Many of the rites which Laud imposed were such as he in conscience believed to be divinely forbidden; and even things which, if left unimposed, might have been borne with as matters of indifference, when authoritatively enjoined as of equal obligation with divine appointment, he felt ought to be resisted as an invasion of the divine prerogative and the rights of conscience, — “a teaching for doctrines of the commandments of men.”

    Life of Dr Owen

  • They got their little tasks as if they loved them, and indulged, from the mere exuberance of the gift, in the most unimposed little miracles of memory.

    The Turn of the Screw

  • At first, it seems exceedingly strange that so important a responsibility should be unimposed, unacknowledged, and denied; but the explanation is this.

    Lombard Street : a description of the money market

  • Considerable revenue-generating flexibility is available in the form of numerous unimposed municipal GRTs.

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  • Zoroastrianism spread unimposed during the time of the Achaemenids and through contacts with the exiled freed by Cyrus, Zoroastrian concepts further propagated and influenced the

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  • Militarily USA has ruled from 1990 unimposed; but now the Russian Navy is sailing in a show of force to Venezuela, China has subs surfacing a couple of miles from your 2nd biggest carrier and all her support; undetected.

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