Definitions

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  • adj. Not enervated; robust; vigorous.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ enervated

Examples

  • Nantucket captains will send a son of such tender age away from them, for a protracted three or four years 'voyage in some other ship than their own; so that their first knowledge of a whaleman's career shall be unenervated by any chance display of a father's natural but untimely partiality, or undue apprehensiveness and concern.

    Moby Dick, or, the whale

  • Nor does it unfrequently occur, that Nantucket captains will send a son of such tender age away from them, for a protracted three or four years 'voyage in some other ship than their own; so that their first knowledge of a whaleman's career shall be unenervated by any chance display of a father's natural but untimely partiality, or undue apprehensiveness and concern.

    Moby-Dick, or, The Whale

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