Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or process of destroying; destruction; undoing; also, that which unmakes.
- v. present participle of unmake.
- n. The act by which something is unmade.
“Can human perversity any farther go, in unmaking the process of restoration which God has made?”
“Le Guin — When a young man in the Uplands blinds himself rather than use his gift of "unmaking"--a violent talent shared by members of his family--he upsets the precarious balance of power among rival, feuding families, each of which has a strange and deadly talent of its own.”
“While I want to commend the panelists and the Museum for the truly splendid, diverse, and masterful videos selected -- an inspiring bunch -- their selections also prove to counter-productively re-entrench the very hi/low distinctions that the show seemed to be interested in unmaking.”
“It is the big money of professional golf that Mr. Adelson ultimately indicts for the "unmaking" of Michelle -- or, rather, it is her parent's thirst for it that he assails.”
“Extensive extras on the dual-disc DVD release include an "unmaking of" featurette, interviews and "deconstruction", alongside three short films from Kötting who made this feature in French after funding failed in the UK.”
“I would concludesome dystopian or descentto madness or unmaking.”
“The ability to drag back career-unmaking words was staggeringly important.”
“Her unmaking and remaking as a writer is relayed in terms of language.”
“Despite its many failures, "austerity economics" keeps remaking - and unmaking - the global economy.”
“The brain learns by reinforcing existing connections between neurons, making new connections, and unmaking old ones.”
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