Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not replenished; not filled; not adequately supplied.

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Examples

  • “This gets rid of the bad, unreplenished blood in your body and stops the cell damage,” Ralph explains as he pops some gnocchi fra diablo sautéed in a spicy red sauce into his mouth.

    I’m Working on That

  • He was as miserably isolated now as he had been when the service began–more isolated by reason of his unreplenished emptiness, his dead satiety.

    Brave New World

  • There is complete ignominy in an unreplenished, mechanised life.

    Women in Love

  • The fire, having remained unreplenished for some time, had subsided to a considerable extent, when one of the embers fell apart and caused such a displacement of the burning wood that the light flared up and penetrated with its former vigor beyond the tree which sheltered the sentinel.

    Two Boys in Wyoming A Tale of Adventure (Northwest Series, No. 3)

  • In the plenitude of youthful health and strength, was his life to ebb away, like an unreplenished stream, flowing into nothingness?

    Fairy Fingers A Novel

  • [deleted] it still survived to the delight of her friends and surprise of all, with her status unimpaired, her missionaries all well; her native church though small, yet vigorous; her operations enlarged, her property intact and her treasury though unreplenished for more than four years, liable for less than a thousand taels.

    Letter from Young John Allen to Dr. McFerrinJuly 19 1866

  • [deleted] friends and foes, with her status still unimpaired, her missionaries all well, her native church though small yet vigorous, her operations enlarged, her property intact, and her treasury though unreplenished for more than four years, liable for less than a thousand taels.

    Letter from Young John Allen to Dr. McFerrin [Revision]July 19, 1866

  • That she had dropped into the last coma which would end in death, if the air supply remained unreplenished, I well knew, and so, throwing caution to the winds, I flung overboard everything but the engine and compass, even to my ornaments, and lying on my belly along the deck with one hand on the steering wheel and the other pushing the speed lever to its last notch I split the thin air of dying Mars with the speed of a meteor.

    A Princess of Mars

  • "So when the next high winds come along with fires that inevitably follow, and the power goes off and our pumps go off, and our unreplenished reservoirs quickly drain, we will have an interesting situation on our collective hands: fire, but no water for the firefighters and homeowners with which to fight the fire.

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