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- adj. Not military
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not according to military rules or customs; not of a military character.
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- adj. not associated with soldiers or the military
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A person who has passed forty or fifty years of life in pursuits wholly unmilitary is suddenly metamorphosed into a full colonel or brigadier, occasionally into
It might be called unmilitary by some of the sterner characters in our service, but we believe by occasionally drawing comparisons to something real amusing -- a good joke -- you show your men that the "old Man" is really made of human stuff.
By comparison, many Americans were often sloppily dressed, slouching in deportment, awkward in movement, in short unmilitary.
As muddy points out, the woman's dress might have been dark blue and for all I know the active man's shirt might have been red or yellow or some other very unmilitary color.
No, but he left them to hang and I am sure that while these people acted in an unmilitary like fashion the CIA and Cheney's puppets created the atmosphere for their actions.
Morale Operations, a new branch started in January 1943 and staffed with a number of decidedly unmilitary journalists and artists, concocted a mixed bag of propaganda ploys.
Lord Calvert of Maryland derided his “unmilitary skill.”
Had America relied on Washington's "cold and unmilitary conduct," Paine insisted, the commander-in-chief "would in all probability have lost America."
It was “unmilitary,” he said, “subversive of all order and discipline.”
When Newt stayed out till the early hours of morning as a young teenager in Orleans, France, and had to be brought home by the military police, his adopted father - wakened by the MPs - felt shamed by such an unmilitary stepson.