Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Not seconded; not supported, aided, or assisted.
  • adj. Not exemplified a second time.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not seconded; not supported, aided, or assisted.
  • adj. Not exemplified a second time.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not seconded; not supported; not assisted: as, the motion was unseconded; the attempt was unseconded. Not exemplified a second time.

Etymologies

un- +‎ seconded (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • / O miracle of men! him did you leave,— / Second to none, unseconded by you....

    Photo and recent acquisitions

  • She needed no explanation of why Marian had refused an offer from the lips and unseconded by the heart.

    The Tyranny of Weakness

  • 'It is not usual to fight thus unseconded and in the presence of a woman.

    Montezuma's Daughter

  • His proposal remaining unseconded, he sought to obliterate the bad impression it had made, by publishing

    Germany from the Earliest Period Volume 4

  • If a man may honour his parents but not obey them, keep loyalty to his governor but rebel against him, then may also his love stand sincere to Christ while unseconded with obedience.

    Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. VII.

  • I really believe the sense of this apparently unending struggle, schemes for retrenchment in which I was unseconded, made me low-spirited, for the sun seems to shine brighter upon me as a free man.

    The Journal of Sir Walter Scott From the Original Manuscript at Abbotsford

  • Timely services, therefore, and proper restraints are the only methods with which such persons are to be treated, for minds disposed to such gross impurities as those which lead to such wickednesses or are rendered capital by Law, are seldom to be prevailed on by gentleness, or admonitions unseconded by harsher means.

    Lives Of The Most Remarkable Criminals Who have been Condemned and Executed

  • This Motion however, did not by any Means prevail, but was drop'd single and unseconded after all the Bustle; for 'tis by Experience no unusual

    Pliny's Epistles in Ten Books: Volume 1, Books 1-6

  • So thanks, CBS, for making all our dreams come true, not just by hiring Bartlett, but having him on hand so that Katie's platitudes wouldn't just hang in the air unseconded.

    Bats Left/Throws Right

  • Considering the rapidity and intensity of his mental process, it is a miracle that, in so many works and to so great a degree, he respected the too much and too little of human reason, and allowed himself to be governed by what the Greeks called a sense of measure, instead of yielding to his native impetuosity and becoming an a-thousand-fold-greater-Blake; and illustrating, to the delight of active and short-winded intelligences, and the stupefaction of slow and dull ones, the futility of eccentricity and the frivolity of passion when unseconded by constancy of character and labour.

    Albert Durer

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