from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of unmake.
- n. The act by which something is unmade.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or process of destroying; destruction; undoing; also, that which unmakes.
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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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