Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Undutiful.

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Examples

  • Inasmuch as the disinherison or omission by parents of their children has generally no good reason, those children who complain that they have been wrongfully disinherited or passed over have been allowed to bring an action impeaching the will as unduteous, under the pretext that the testator was of unsound mind at the time of its execution.

    The Institutes of Justinian

  • "But for a free man, and so proud a man as Herdegen, to be a slave to a misbelieving Heathen, far away from all he loves, and chidden and punished for every unduteous look; Oh, Margery! to think of that!"

    Margery — Volume 07

  • Ah, and how many a time have I imagined that I might myself rise and fly after my froward, dear, unduteous exile, my own Gotz, be he where he may, over mountains and seas to the ends of the earth!

    Margery — Complete

  • Ah, and how many a time have I imagined that I might myself rise and fly after my froward, dear, unduteous exile, my own

    Complete Project Gutenberg Georg Ebers Works

  • "But for a free man, and so proud a man as Herdegen, to be a slave to a misbelieving Heathen, far away from all he loves, and chidden and punished for every unduteous look; Oh, Margery! to think of that!"

    Margery — Complete

  • "But for a free man, and so proud a man as Herdegen, to be a slave to a misbelieving Heathen, far away from all he loves, and chidden and punished for every unduteous look; Oh, Margery! to think of that!"

    Complete Project Gutenberg Georg Ebers Works

  • At last, however, she was obliged to put a good face on the matter, for the Empress herself expressed so decidedly her wish to take Balbilla with her to the Nile, that any resistance would have been unduteous.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Georg Ebers Works

  • Ah, and how many a time have I imagined that I might myself rise and fly after my froward, dear, unduteous exile, my own

    Margery — Volume 07

  • At last, however, she was obliged to put a good face on the matter, for the Empress herself expressed so decidedly her wish to take Balbilla with her to the Nile, that any resistance would have been unduteous.

    The Emperor — Complete

  • I grieve to think _Mary_ can sometimes be a little spightfull as well as unduteous.

    Mary Powell & Deborah's Diary

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