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  • adj. Not diverted

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not diverted; not turned aside.
  • Not amused; not entertained or pleased.


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  • And yet the liberals who rallied to Ms. Stewart's defense are undiverted from their belief that government should have a great deal to say about how people live their lives.

    Descent Into Legal Hell

  • These were rich and abundant; and Catherine had brought home a present to every one — to every one save Morris, to whom she had brought simply her undiverted heart.

    Washington Square

  • After years of undiverted mental focus and physical exertion, he was in possession of the outline of an impossibly complex master plan used to harbor treasure in the mountains of western Arkansas.

    Shadow of the Sentinel

  • Or else the comet's natural, undiverted orbit could just as easily have been too far off to even contemplate moving it.

    Roger MacBride

  • In spite of the serene and placid look of the old houses, one who has always known them cannot help thinking of the sorrows of these farms and their almost undiverted toil.

    The White Rose Road

  • It was gratifying to get rid of so provocative an issue; doubly so because conditions at Mount Vernon called for the undiverted attention of the owner.


  • Christianity, keeping pure in its spirit and undiverted from its purpose, has yet not hesitated to adapt its outward forms to the tough popular traditions which it found deeply rooted in the soil where it sought to grow, thus making itself "all things to all men, that it might by all means save some."

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 04, No. 23, September, 1859

  • To obtain their full benefit, your mind must remain undiverted from your studies, and you must be kept free from everything that will detract from your health and strength.

    Choice Readings for the Home Circle

  • 'This,' said Mr. Ritter, 'is on the theory that, since all bodily energy is the result of the brain, by abstaining from feeding in the absence of appetite there is all the energy of cure undiverted by needless waste in the stomach.

    The No Breakfast Plan and the Fasting-Cure

  • Just as a sculptor holds in his mind a form and models it out of clay, undiverted by other forms thronging into his vision, or by the accidental forms that the plastic substance takes upon itself in the course of his work, till it stands forth the image of his ideal, -- so the poet works out his states of poetic feeling.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 03, No. 20, June, 1859


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