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- adj. Not relaxed
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not relaxed; strained; determined.
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- adj. nor relaxed
One secret which I alone possessed was the hope to which I had dedicated myself; and the moon gazed on my midnight labours, while, with unrelaxed and breathless eagerness, I pursued nature to her hiding-places.
-- An unrelaxed avoidance of contractions, for emphasis: "I did not" rather than "I didn't."
Companies [troops that acknowledged no authority except that of their leaders, and who hired themselves out at will], and the unpunished oppression of the nobility, he laboured to lessen, since he could not actually stop them; and, by dint of unrelaxed attention, he gradually gained some addition to his own regal authority, or effected some diminution of those by whom it was counterbalanced.
If during this time a housewife is still in an unrelaxed state such as washing the dishes or monitoring children doing their homework, this will have a negative impact on health.
I am feeling pretty unrelaxed, which I think is to be expected after last year.
With unrelaxed nerves, with morning vigor, sail by it, looking another way, tied to the mast like Ulysses.
In the Gallery of the Industrial Revolution, people are unrelaxed, too.
She sat up straight, seeming unrelaxed as if poised to speak.
One secret which I alone possessed was the hope to which I had dedicated myself; and the moon gazed on my midnight labours, while, with unrelaxed and breathless eagerness, I pursued nature to her hiding places.
Worth, a glass of scotch in one hand and an illegal Cuban cigar in the other, was comfortably ensconced in a deep armchair in the very plush office of the Assistant Secretary of State, He should have been contented and relaxed: he was, in fact, highly discontented and completely unrelaxed.
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