Definitions

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  • adj. Not protesting; compliant, docile.

Etymologies

un- +‎ protesting (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It’s already hard to remember that only weeks ago, three years into the near shutdown of the world financial system and the Great Recession, an eerie unprotesting silence still blanketed the country.

    Steve Fraser: The All-American Occupation

  • Espying several acquaintances at a central gaming table, the otter wandered over and sat down nearby, making convenient seat of the unprotesting Veritable.

    The Lives of Felix Gunderson

  • Until, that is, the unrepentant impresario was confronted by the furious mother of a young actress who combined an endearingly unprotesting stammer with shapely legs–one Marion Davies.

    Chaplin’s Girl

  • Leith sat unprotesting as Durrell glued the tiny flesh-coloured pellet inside the fold of skin just above his right earhole.

    Neurosurgical Intervention For Beginners

  • An unprotesting policeman looked happily over the scene.

    The Wealth Of A Nation

  • Later letters reveal that he regarded his marriage as open (he proposed a ménage a trois with her and Eileen) and probably explain his unprotesting acceptance of his wife's dalliance with Kopp.

    The Lost Orwell, ed Peter Davison

  • So Thursday, as we dropped off the Divide into the desert basin filled with patches of morning fog, he was unprotesting as I stopped to take a couple shots of the dawn.

    grouse Diary Entry

  • For Edward Teller, The fears of my childhoodwar, destruction and deathwere being made reality, but the German people around me were unprotesting.

    The Great Escape

  • He jammed the unprotesting dogs back into the chest, slammed shut the lid, and shoved it under the bed.

    Stork Naked

  • He went out, hungry, chilly, unprotesting; and she, before she fell asleep again, loved him for his sturdiness, and saw the drama of his riding by night to the frightened household on the distant farm; pictured children standing at a window, waiting for him.

    Main Street

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