Definitions

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  • adj. Not enjoyed.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ enjoyed

Examples

  • Hence most people, if they glance back when they come to the end of life, will find that all along they have been living ad interim: they will be surprised to find that the very thing they disregarded and let slip by unenjoyed, was just the life in the expectation of which they passed all their time.

    Studies in Pessimism

  • So that most people will find if they look back when their life is at an end, that they have lived their lifelong ad interim, and they will be surprised to find that something they allowed to pass by unnoticed and unenjoyed was just their life — that is to say, it was the very thing in the expectation of which they lived.

    Essays of Schopenhauer

  • It might be that for some years to come the property might be unenjoyed; the rich fruit might fall rotten from the wall; but what would that avail to her or to her child?

    Castle Richmond

  • There was a thrilling, agonizing delight in the thought — it filled the eyes with misty tears, it tore the heart with tumultuous heavings; frailer than the “snow fall in the river,” were we each and all — but we strove to give life and individuality to the meteoric course of our several existences, and to feel that no moment escaped us unenjoyed.

    The Last Man

  • Dearer than life and hope, if unenjoyed with thee.

    The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

  • Death may snatch me from you, before you can weigh my advice, or enter into my reasoning: I would then, with fond anxiety, lead you very early in life to form your grand principle of action, to save you from the vain regret of having, through irresolution, let the spring-tide of existence pass away, unimproved, unenjoyed. —

    Maria; or The Wrongs of Woman

  • Every day he and Ptolemy the Cyprian's unenjoyed wife made a pilgrimage to the birthplace of Aphrodite, and every day Caesar bathed in her essence before expending some of his own essence in Ptolemy the Cyprian's greatly enjoyed wife.

    Fortune's Favorites

  • And this had been there then, unused, unenjoyed, when two little five-year-olds would have been in seventh heaven to have had just a little of what we could enjoy daily now.

    Seeds of Yesterday

  • Do thou seize enjoyments unenjoyed before; it behoves thee not to enjoy what has been tasted before (by others).

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 4 Books 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18

  • The imagination of ALMORAN caught new fire from beauties which he found were yet unenjoyed, and virtue which stamped them with superior value by rendering them more difficult of access; and as HAMET had renounced a connection with her as a mistress, he wanted only to know whether he intended her for a wife.

    Almoran and Hamet

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