Definitions

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  • adjective Not cherished.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ cherished

Examples

  • Forgive and bless yourself for past autumns, gone uncherished.

    Dr. Cara Barker: An Equinox Prescription for Love, This Autumn

  • Forgive and bless yourself for past autumns, gone uncherished.

    Dr. Cara Barker: An Equinox Prescription for Love, This Autumn

  • Most of the essays in Philip Rahv's new collection, The Myth and the Powerhouse, come from those uncherished years, the Fifties.

    Corrective Critic

  • He knew then how the dull flesh of man can be like fire; and now, looking back from a new standpoint on this and other experiences, he realized how all that was real in his life had been unwelcomed, uncherished by him, had come to him, perhaps, in virtue of merely negative qualities on his part.

    The House of Souls

  • We must go through life unloved and uncherished, bringing princes into the world, seeing happiness and love just beyond our reach all the time.

    The Man from Brodney's

  • My gardener allows me to cultivate it in an uncherished corner of one of her beds.

    Confessions of Boyhood

  • He had indeed sent for him to Athens; but, probably, when it appeared that little fruit was to be reaped there, while Thessalonica was in too interesting a state to be left uncherished, he seems to have thought it better to send him back again.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • But this at least we may firmly hold by, that just because God will not put men to confusion intellectually, and does not let them entertain uncherished -- still less Himself foster and excite -- longings which He does not mean to gratify, a Christian yearning for immortality is, to the man who feels it, a declaration that immortality is sure for him.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V)

  • Now that he was awake, and could feel his self-inflicted pain, he marvelled at his rashness and foolishness, as perhaps numerous mangled warriors have done for a time, when the battle-field was cool, and they were weak, and the uproar of their jarred nerves has beset them, lying uncherished.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

  • Now that he was awake, and could feel his self-inflicted pain, he marvelled at his rashness and foolishness, as perhaps numerous mangled warriors have done for a time, when the battle-field was cool, and they were weak, and the uproar of their jarred nerves has beset them, lying uncherished.

    Evan Harrington — Complete

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