from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not submitting; not obsequious; not readily yielding.
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The valor too and unsubmitting spirit of subjects only render them more obnoxious to their masters; while remoteness and secrecy of situation itself, in proportion as it conduces to security, tends to inspire suspicion.
His determination, on his own account, to carry on the war against the enemy in the mountains, till they or himself were expelled from the country, denotes the unsubmitting patriot.
The king of England too had experienced the high spirit and unsubmitting temper of Lewis.
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