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  • adj. Not measured

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not measured; plentiful beyond measure; hence, immense; infinite; boundless.
  • Not subject to or obeying any musical rule of measure, time, or rhythm; irregular; capricious.

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  • adj. not composed of measured syllables; not metrical
  • adj. impossible to measure


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  • I had no fewer than sixteen letters about it, all praising it in unmeasured terms.

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  • There are some beings, whom fate seems to select on whom to pour, in unmeasured portion, the vials of her wrath, and whom she bathes even to the lips in misery.


  • Ms. Raczkowski, 74, recalling the unmeasured mountains of ingredients that would grow on the work surface.

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  • "She got her board that she used to make spaghetti and noodles, and she would say 'This much flour,'" said Ms. Raczkowski, 74, recalling the unmeasured mountains of ingredients that would grow on the work surface.

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  • p 324 difference, and to the 'unmeasured' heat which is locally developed in the living vegetable cell by the action of direct light.

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  • Whether there might be some other unmeasured personal characteristic—perhaps some “niceness gene”—that makes some people both more religious and more generous, or whether religiosity itself actually causes generosity, is a more complicated question to which we return later in this chapter.

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  • A capitalist, such as the late Collis P. Huntington, and his name is Legion, after a long life spent in buying the aid of countless legislatures, will wax virtuously wrathful and condemn in unmeasured terms "the dangerous tendency of crying out to the government for aid" in the way of labor legislation.


  • And I agree that using pedophilia as an example was heavy-handed and caused unmeasured reactions because of its inherently inflammatory nature.

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  • There may be a yet-unmeasured consequence to that.

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  • Worse, Hanushek proclaimed that "there is no reason to believe that teachers at the bottom in terms of producing measured skills are anything but the bottom in producing useful unmeasured skills."

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