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  • adj. Not invaded.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ invaded

Examples

  • For so you must allow me to call you, after your being so kind as to send me so valuable and agreeable a present as your translation of Horace (490) -- I wish compliment had left any term uninvaded, Of which sincerity could make use without suspicion.

    The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford — Volume 4

  • "uninvaded" lakes and lakes inhabited by zebra mussels, increasing the number of natural lakes considered vulnerable to zebra mussel invasion by 50 percent.

    Top Headlines at CU Boulder

  • And the noise: Where she had felt a peace before in this silent uninvaded world, now the cistern echoed with a modulating roar.

    The Thieves of Darkness

  • But the point is that it happened and it is indicative of two simple facts of life under the Islamic Republic today: men and women unapologetically enjoy each other's company, and, even as intimidation and penalties loom, they're quite public about their desire to live contemporary, uninvaded lives.

    Shirin Sadeghi: The Iran Game

  • In teen comedies from "American Pie" to "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me" to "Road Trip" no orifice goes uninvaded, no bodily substance goes untasted, no obscenity is left unsaid.

    Gross And Grosser

  • Naturally I know about Varroa mite, as the island of Hawaii was until recently the last place uninvaded by Varroa, and was exporting queens worldwide to replace decimated colonies.

    Acorns Gone; Nature Does What GOP Fails to Do

  • Her back was towards me; and Miss Rawlins, by pulling her sleeve, giving intimation of my being there — Can I have no retirement uninvaded, Sir, said she, with indignation, as if she were interrupted in some talk her heart was in? —

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • Sir, that I expect to be uninvaded in my retirements.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • Find us some examples where the US invades, destroys the existing military and government, and 3 years later the country is in the middle of a low-level civil war, with the US favoring one side, and the outcome a decade later is better than in a comparable uninvaded country.

    Link Farm and Open Thread #4

  • To-night, at least, the coast was likely to be uninvaded.

    Mary Anerley

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  • His ancient, dreamless, uninvaded sleep

    The Kraken sleepeth

    —Tennyson, 'The Kraken Wakes'

    Also grammatically interesting: the noun phrase 'his ancient, dreamless, uninvaded sleep' is the topicalized cognate object of 'sleepeth'.

    July 15, 2008