Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not subdued; not conquered.
  • Not conquerable.

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Examples

  • And Lina, Sorrow, and Florens know that if their mistress dies, "three unmastered women … out here, alone, belonging to no one, became wild game for anyone" (page 58).

    A Mercy by Toni Morrison: Questions

  • They absorbed and spit back all the directionless anger, unmastered aggression and awe that rolled over them from the fist-pumping crowd.

    Bob Moses: The Songs They Carried: Music at War

  • Korra, a member of the Southern Water Tribe, is already the Avatar when the series starts and has mastered three of the four elements, leaving only airbending unmastered.

    Archive 2010-07-01

  • His vital force was not consumed by half a hundred campaigns; he gave himself also, with never aging enthusiasm, to science, law, literature, and theology; he fretted at leaving any part of the earth, or any section of knowledge, unmastered or unexplored.

    Charlemagne, King of the Franks, 28 Jan 814

  • Keep in mind that this is an unmastered track that was recently recorded.

    Music (For Robots): January 2006 Archives

  • Helpless in the face of unmastered languages and so much hope, I pulled myself out of the orbit of their fantasy and hurried out the store.

    chow yun fatter

  • Look no further; "Coffee 2 Go" is THEE spot to drop your most raw and grimey unmastered demos!

    Podcast Number Fifteen: Coffee To Go

  • She hearkens to the counsel of her father and brother when they warn her that she must not open her 'chaste treasure' to Hamlet's 'unmastered importunity'.

    Shakespeare

  • They refuse to deal with anything but the facts: that Surak arose and taught peace, died for it, and was followed by hundreds and thousands who did the same, until the whole world renounced unmastered passion and gave itself over to that which English scholars of Vulcan and the Vulcans themselves translate as “logic” but which is more accurately defined as “reality-truth.”

    Rihannsu: The Bloodwing Voyages

  • They refuse to deal with anything but the facts: that Surak arose and taught peace, died for it, and was followed by hundreds and thousands who did the same, until the whole world renounced unmastered passion and gave itself over to that which English scholars of Vulcan and the Vulcans themselves translate as "logic" but which is more accurately defined as "reality-truth."

    The Romulan Way

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