Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Not transformed; free of any transformation

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not transformed; unmetamorphosed.

Etymologies

un- +‎ transformed (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Some had gone so far as to say that ANC president Jacob Zuma, who is facing charges of corruption, could not expect a fair trial from the current judiciary, which they described as being "untransformed".

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Transformation cannot be implemented with an "untransformed" mind.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • 'untransformed' rugby team in uniting South Africans over the

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • As the saying goes: A few transformed people can transform millions; millions of untransformed people can do -- or be -- next to nothing.

    Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D.: The Phoenix Generation: The Rise of Those Who Will Change the World

  • "Twenty years after the end of the Cold War, I find it distressing that we're not able to go to lower levels," says Bunn, lamenting the "untransformed view" of so many defense experts.

    Bring In the Big Guns

  • What's there – stolid, didactic, untransformed – remains the gigantic form of a library.

    Rachel Whiteread: Drawings

  • At present, extremists are benefiting from the untransformed mindset and practices.

    Sovereignty Crisis in South Asia

  • The current nonpartisan observation of the Nepali mass media implies that they have with undiminished commitment advocated for the broader ideals of democracy while they have maintained their untransformed mindset as far as selection, processing and presentation of their contents are concerned.

    Nepali media and grassroots agenda

  • Those who oppose such conscious action and advocate a laissez-faire "equal opportunity society" approach must tell us which institutions in our society, which centres of power, must remain untransformed.

    ANC Today

  • Montane Fynbos and Renosterveld, encompassing an area of 45,802 km2, comprises the upland and relatively untransformed portion of the world-renowned Cape Floristic Region (CFR) located in southwestern South Africa.

    Montane fynbos and renosterveld

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