Definitions

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  • adj. Not conquering; failing to conquer.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ conquering

Examples

  • Towards thee I roll, thou all-destroying but unconquering whale; to the last I grapple with thee; from hell's heart I stab at thee; for hate's sake I spit my last breath at thee.

    Moby Dick: Portrait of the Blogger as a Young Reader and Other Thoughts

  • "Towards thee I roll, thou all-destroying but unconquering whale; to the last I grapple with thee; from hell's heart I stab at thee; for hate's sake I spit my last breath at thee."

    Documenting Reality

  • [(but with the unconquering) 9.7 (timidity) 29.7 (of a real lover, silence closed his lips, thoug) 9.7 (h the)] TJ

    Drelincourt and Rodalvi; or, Memoirs of Two Nobel Families

  • The ardent Clayton soon devoted his glowing heart, entirely to one, who appeared so worthy of it, he no longer complained of the insipidity of life, but of its shortness; his whole soul was filled with the ardour of his passion, he lived only to love, but with the unconquering timidity of a real lover, silence closed his lips, though the dictates of his heart continually hovered on them; in the presence of his mistress he gazed on her in mute admiration, but in absence he delighted his imagination by talking to her.

    Drelincourt and Rodalvi; or, Memoirs of Two Nobel Families

  • Towards thee I roll, thou all-destroying but unconquering whale; to the last I grapple with thee; from hell’s heart I stab at thee; for hate’s sake I spit my last breath at thee.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • a mass of blue-black cloud, heavy with snow, surging up the valley, with the rush of a tidal wave and the breath of an iceberg, blotting out creation as it came; till it shrouded the little band of men -- 'unconquering, yet unconquered' -- in a sinister twilight, cold as

    The Great Amulet

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