Definitions

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  • n. Absence of peace.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Absence or lack of peace.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Absence of peace; dispeace.

Etymologies

un- +‎ peace (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A FIXATION on single-issue analysis contributed to the current state of "unpeace" that now prevails in several parts of Mindanao in the wake of the bungled signing of the memorandum of agreement on ancestral domain (MOA-AD) between the Arroyo government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).

    PinoyBee.com / Filipino News

  • And yet for weeks past there has been no word of any unpeace; and the Red

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • Birdalone drew nigher, and spake loudly and said: Tell me at least, is it peace between us or unpeace?

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • Yea, yea, said the townsman, we were beginning to end the unpeace then, and it was the darkest hour before the dawn; for five years agone we and the good knights of the Castle of the Quest were lying before the walls of the Red

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • She stood where she was, so as to be nigh unto her ferry in case they willed her unpeace; for though they were weaponless by seeming, they were a many.

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • And can we sleep in peace another hour, as long as there are men upon the earth with whom we live in unpeace and enmity?

    The Parables of Our Lord

  • Thus saw I that God is our very Peace, and He is our sure Keeper when we are ourselves in unpeace, and He continually worketh to bring us into endless peace.

    Revelations of Divine Love

  • Goldilind: whiles indeed they happed on unpeace or other trouble; but never did fair love and good worship depart from them, either of each unto each, or of the whole folk unto them twain.

    Child Christopher and Goldilind the Fair

  • But Goldilind stood wondering, and fear entered into her soul; for she saw before her a time of turmoil and unpeace, and there seemed too much between her and the sweetness of her love.

    Child Christopher and Goldilind the Fair

  • There is a peace which passes understanding, and there is an unpeace which passes understanding also.

    Prisoners Fast Bound In Misery And Iron

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