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  • adv. In an unforgivable manner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in an unpardonable manner or to an unpardonable degree


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  • Most unforgivably, Petronio wastes Muhly's atmospheric score, which soars, falls and beckons with something like desperation to the unresponsive choreography.

    Stephen Petronio Company; Onegin – review

  • Not only did the work improve the look of Georgia Street it also started to change local people's lives: reasserting community pride and helping people have healthier diets in a city where fresh food is unforgivably scarce.

    Detroit grows its own good news story

  • The original NYTimes review of Hazan's film called it "unforgivably solemn, something that Andy Warhol and Paul Morrissey would never have allowed."

    Browser Art From The Comfort Of Home

  • Houshmandzadeh had unforgivably bad drops, and these are veteran receivers who can't outrun Jeff Erickson, so what good are they if they can't hold onto the ball?

    Christopher Liss: NFL Playoff Observations -- Divisional Round

  • No, it wasn't the bit with Hugh Dennis's unforgivably shoehorned line about the vicar being a friend of Dorothy gay uncle Bob's ex-wife unforgivably being called Dorothy.

    Rewind TV: Page Eight; The Conspiracy Files: 9/11 Ten Years On; The Field of Blood

  • Due consideration for due process, but this pattern is BAD for unions, therefore BAD for workers, and in the field of teaching, unforgivably bad for classrooms full of kids who deserve better.

    Obama's roadblock

  • (She's pressed into service because Betty impulsively fires long-time housekeeper Clara, an inexcusably and unforgivably cruel act, the latest blemish on the former Mrs. Draper's lack of character.)

    Finale Watch: Mad Men, Rubicon

  • At the risk of sounding unforgivably pretentious, I recommend you prepare a batch of Clams Casino or Oysters Rockefeller, whip up a pitcher of Dark 'n' Stormies, and watch Ingmar Bergman's The Seventh Seal (1957).

    Stefan Beck: Beaches: Bergman's The Seventh Seal & the Wellfleet Oyster Festival

  • You are sixty-eight days old and still nearly two months premature, born unforgivably soon at twenty-four weeks and some change.

    Between Expectations

  • Still, although we are a country that ranks unforgivably high in its health care disparities, if there was a battle raging to rectify this I was not anywhere in the vicinity of its front lines.

    Between Expectations


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