Definitions

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  • adj. Not expiated.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ expiated

Examples

  • However, the forest denizens took over the ceremony and brought the humans to judgment for unexpiated crimes against their own kind.

    Wole Soyinka: Africa's Role in the Slave Trade and its Consequences

  • First to atone for the murder still unexpiated, she held above their heads the young of a sow whose dugs yet swelled from the fruit of the womb, and, severing its neck, sprinkled their hands with the blood; and again she made propitiation with other drink offerings, calling on Zeus the

    The Argonautica

  • We are also aware of sins unexpiated which make us unworthy to be in His presence.

    Joyeux Noël !

  • Is the idea of a tense trip homeward, haunted by some unexpiated act, alien to the Bible?

    The Muse in the Machine

  • It is not my design to destroy your immortal soul; or bid you seek the grave, burthened with the weight of sins unexpiated.

    The Monk

  • We have suffered too many disgraces to pass unexpiated.

    Angel in the Whirlwind

  • We have suffered too many Disgraces to pass unexpiated.

    Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 19 August 1777

  • And those who instituted the mysteries for us appear to have been by no means contemptible, but in reality to have intimated long since that whoever shall arrive in Hades unexpiated and uninitiated shall lie in mud, but he that arrives there purified and initiated shall dwell with the gods 'For there are,' say those who preside at the mysteries, 'many wand-bearers, but few inspired'.

    Apology, Crito, and Phaedo of Socrates

  • First, to atone for the murder still unexpiated, she held above their heads the young of a sow whose dugs yet swelled from the fruit of the womb, and, severing its neck, sprinkled their hands with the blood; and again she made propitiation with other drink offerings, calling on

    The Argonautica

  • The sacred precincts were not to be profaned by those who were polluted with unexpiated crime, nor by blood, nor by the presence of the dead: Hence the temples of Greece were places of refuge for those who would escape from private or judicial vengeance.

    Mosaics of Grecian History

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