Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Not biddable

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • The irruption of the horses — illustrating their farness, their closeness, their threat, their beauty — shows them to be, as Armitage says, "unbiddable."

    2009 February 12 | NIGEL BEALE NOTA BENE BOOKS

  • The irruption of the horses — illustrating their farness, their closeness, their threat, their beauty — shows them to be, as Armitage says, "unbiddable."

    Vendler on Armitage: the willingness not to make a point…not to be witty

  • He elegantly defines It as "secular magic," and observes that the person who has It seems to hold a "precarious balance ... between polarities like egoless self-confidence or unbiddable magnetism."

    Theresa Rebeck: The Greatest 'It Girl' Moments of All Time

  • And it was true; Annabel had grieved every day and every night for the lost years, for the man Nicholas, and for the determined, unbiddable little boy she had begged to remain with her in Boston so long ago.

    THE VOW

  • Cornix was the most unbiddable of the stallions-so wild he had had to be roped, tied, and twitched before a round bit could be inserted between his snapping jaws and a stout bridle attached to his head.

    Black Horses For The King

  • Cadfael chided the last and most unbiddable of his charges into the barn, and passed in after her, advancing into the dimness that left him temporarily blind.

    Monk's Hood

  • Taen Dreamweaver had found the Kielmark's mind a chaos of unbiddable madness when he indulged in his killing rages.

    Shadowfane

  • The man sat coiled, a hairsbreadth removed from unbiddable violence.

    Shadowfane

  • But news from the south was sparse, and travellers few, and here the unbiddable fruit was ripening early.

    An Excellent Mystery

  • But news from the south was sparse, and travellers few, and here the unbiddable fruit was ripening early.

    An Excellent Mystery

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.