Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not essayed; unattempted.

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  • adjective Not essayed; unattempted.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ essayed

Examples

  • No effort was left unessayed to discover the retreat of the hopeless Anna.

    The Curate and His Daughter, a Cornish Tale

  • “Well, but,” interrupted he, “be not desperate; you have yet the third topic unessayed.”

    Cecilia

  • If her husband cannot play the man, some other shall, they will leave no remedies unessayed, and thereupon the good man grows jealous; I could give an instance, but be it as it is.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Shall I not now see (since I must forever be unhappy, if I marry her, and leave any trial unessayed) what I can make of her love, and her newly-raised confidence? —

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • But I hope that you do not think me so perverse, and so obstinate, as to have left till now any means unessayed which I thought likely to move my friends in my favour.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • He leaves no expedient unessayed to relieve them, and he is persuaded Congress and the several States are doing everything in their power for the same purpose.

    Washington

  • He leaves no expedient unessayed to relieve them, and he is persuaded Congress and the several States are doing everything in their power for the same purpose.

    Washington

  • He leaves no expedient unessayed to relieve them, and he is persuaded Congress and the several States are doing everything in their power for the same purpose.

    Washington

  • He leaves no expedient unessayed to relieve them, and he is persuaded Congress and the several States are doing everything in their power for the same purpose.

    Washington

  • No means were left unessayed to steel him against her sway.

    Memoirs of the Courts of Louis XV and XVI. Being secret memoirs of Madame Du Hausset, lady's maid to Madame de Pompadour, and of the Princess Lamballe — Complete

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