Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act or process of destroying; destruction; undoing; also, that which unmakes.

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  • verb Present participle of unmake.
  • noun The act by which something is unmade.

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Examples

  • Can human perversity any farther go, in unmaking the process of restoration which God has made?

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  • Le Guin — When a young man in the Uplands blinds himself rather than use his gift of "unmaking"--a violent talent shared by members of his family--he upsets the precarious balance of power among rival, feuding families, each of which has a strange and deadly talent of its own.

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  • Le Guin — When a young man in the Uplands blinds himself rather than use his gift of "unmaking"--a violent talent shared by members of his family--he upsets the precarious balance of power among rival, feuding families, each of which has a strange and deadly talent of its own.

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  • While I want to commend the panelists and the Museum for the truly splendid, diverse, and masterful videos selected -- an inspiring bunch -- their selections also prove to counter-productively re-entrench the very hi/low distinctions that the show seemed to be interested in unmaking.

    Alexandra Juhasz: Guggenheim Got the Highs & Missed Wonderfully Defintive YouTube Lows

  • While I want to commend the panelists and the Museum for the truly splendid, diverse, and masterful videos selected -- an inspiring bunch -- their selections also prove to counter-productively re-entrench the very hi/low distinctions that the show seemed to be interested in unmaking.

    Alexandra Juhasz: Guggenheim Got the Highs & Missed Wonderfully Defintive YouTube Lows

  • While I want to commend the panelists and the Museum for the truly splendid, diverse, and masterful videos selected -- an inspiring bunch -- their selections also prove to counter-productively re-entrench the very hi/low distinctions that the show seemed to be interested in unmaking.

    Alexandra Juhasz: Guggenheim Got the Highs & Missed Wonderfully Defintive YouTube Lows

  • It is the big money of professional golf that Mr. Adelson ultimately indicts for the "unmaking" of Michelle -- or, rather, it is her parent's thirst for it that he assails.

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  • Extensive extras on the dual-disc DVD release include an "unmaking of" featurette, interviews and "deconstruction", alongside three short films from Kötting who made this feature in French after funding failed in the UK.

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  • I would concludesome dystopian or descentto madness or unmaking.

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  • The ability to drag back career-unmaking words was staggeringly important.

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