Definitions

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  • adj. Not illumined; unlit.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ illumined

Examples

  • "God's mercy exceeds His justice, and that soul can progress in the world beyond; the unillumined soul can become brilliant."

    Rothwell Polk: Does Anything Trump God's Justice?

  • Subsequently a peculiar luminous and sinuous marking appeared on the unillumined half of the inner planet, and almost simultaneously a faint dark mark of a similar sinuous character was detected upon a photograph of the Martian disk.

    The War of The Worlds

  • The tangled complexity of modern emotions, of unillumined doubt, of icy courage play over its nervous features.

    The Five of Hearts

  • The original hand-to-mouth entertainers take their show on the road through the fungous, unillumined woods of aeon-decayed New England, wherein lurk the unhallowed, polypous horrors of immemorial abysses.

    February 26th, 2007

  • Subsequently a peculiar luminous and sinuous marking appeared on the unillumined half of the inner planet, and almost simultaneously a faint dark mark of a similar sinuous character was detected upon a photograph of the

    The War of the Worlds

  • This compromise is a rough, utilitarian and unillumined compromise.

    Life Divine and Beautiful

  • Days and days of unprofitable stubbing and digging, and the result still poor as literature, left-handed, heavy, unillumined, but I believe readable and interesting as matter.

    Vailima Letters

  • And, thereafter, Asa coming in, and Clyde not having as yet departed for the hotel, he heard them discussing the matter in some strangely inattentive and unillumined way, as if it was not quite as startling as it had seemed to him.

    An American Tragedy

  • His daintiness of diction is best seen in his earlier work; thereafter his writing became more vigorous and direct, fitter for its later uses, but never unillumined by felicities that cause a thrill of pleasure to the reader.

    Robert Louis Stevenson

  • Did he see only the opposite wall and that unillumined window?

    Initials Only

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