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  • adj. Alternative form of unhonored.


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  • Him will I deliver, though he sail even to Hades to free Ixion below from his brazen chains, as far as strength lies in my limbs, so that Pelias may not mock at having escaped an evil doom — Pelias who left me unhonoured with sacrifice.

    The Argonautica

  • And to speak compendiously, if it were obvious in each department that the introducer of any salutary measure whatsoever will not remain unhonoured, that in itself will stimulate a host of pople who will make it their business to discover some good thing or other for the state.


  • They are the pathmakers, though a few of them live and die unsung, unrecognised and unhonoured.

    virtual reality

  • I see that the words of his mouth are but vain words, powerless, and unhonoured; but with him who is seen to regard truth, the case is otherwise.


  • Passing through these faculties with baneful haste and a harmful diploma, they lay violent hands upon Moses, and sprinkling about their faces dark waters and thick clouds of the skies, they offer their heads, unhonoured by the snows of age, for the mitre of the pontificate.

    The Love of Books : The Philobiblon of Richard de Bury

  • And I submit that their recoil upon that old man, in his unhonoured age, is not a mere piece of poetical justice, but is the extreme exposition of a direct truth.

    The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit

  • Deserving as these honours are, a great many truly heroic figures go unsung and unhonoured.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • The belief that, if only their hitherto unhonoured achievements and ability were recognised, their success would be unlimited.

    A different diagnosis

  • Can I not quit myself, by one bold stroke, of a state so irksome, so unhonoured?


  • Orphans, in the fullest sense of the term, we were poorest among the poor, and despised among the unhonoured.

    Introduction, I.1


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