from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Not resisted; unopposed, undefied.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not resisted; unopposed.
- adj. Resistless.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not resisted; not opposed. Resistless; irresistible; such as cannot be successfully opposed.
But a rapid, easy, unresisted victory, is too much for the credulity of the most careless reader.
Mona Charen, a syndicated columnist writing in the Examiner, says that voters "betrayed their kids" and that President Obama could have stopped it: "For most District children, who were just placing a foot on the proverbial ladder of opportunity, the election was a buzz saw -- unresisted by the first black president."
Barack Obama's irresistible, or at least unresisted, propensity for self-aggrandizement bubbled up yet again during his recent trip to the Far East when he proclaimed himself "America's first Pacific president."
Alas! what fiend can suggest more desperate counsels than those adopted under the guidance of our own violent and unresisted passions?
The figure of this man is peculiarly noble and stately, and his voice has that deep fullness of accent which implies unresisted authority.
The image I like is from old cartoons, maybe Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote, when the 'anti-hero' comes charging at the cottage door to break it down and the 'hero' simply steps aside andopens the door, and lets the anti-hero's OWN MOMENTUM, unresisted, go flying through the cottage and out the back door.
She gave to her, therefore, an unresisted, though unreturned embrace, and went to the dining-parlour.
Today, with Fallon gone and Petraeus unresisted, we got the news we knew was coming.
Gazing at the image, which seemed no more than a faint palimpsest of her former self, she began slowly and deliberately to demolish her carefully constructed defences and let the turbulent past, first like a swelling stream and then a river in spate, break through unresisted and take possession of her mind.
"Who Lost Russian Democracy?" would be a good one: the transition from Soviet communist dictatorship to Russian democracy was a huge achievement and, while the souring of that achievement began before the Bushite reign, and while the American responsibility for it is limited, the decline of Russian democracy accelerated greatly during Bush's first term, and went not only unresisted but unremarked by this terrible Bushite leadership.
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