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  • adj. Not muscled; lacking muscles.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the muscles relaxed; flaccid: as, unmuscled cheeks.


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un- +‎ muscled


  • A Ralph Lauren–style shot of her playing croquet with a shirtless, unmuscled boy.


  • Then what wry faces will they make! their hearts, and their heads, reproaching each other! — distended their parched mouths! — sunk their unmuscled cheeks! — dropt their under jaws! — each grunting like the swine he had resembled in his life!

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • And is Gertrude any better, after all, than an innocent Delilah, trapping no Samson, but a fool unmuscled, who has no strength to break the weakest of her withes?

    Despair's Last Journey

  • The cast looks just as it should: Stephanie Marshall's Erika is pale, slim and princess-lovely; Wendy Nielsen's Vanessa is a handsome woman of a certain age whose beauty has hardened; Adam Luther's Anatol is a dapper, affable, unmuscled hedonist.

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  • A thin, unmuscled person, Ted Williams, Lou Brock, can hit the ball a long way without lifting weights, without steroids.


  • how does she stand on pointe, how walk with feet at ten to two and even a quarter to three, how loosen her frail unmuscled arms so they flow, supple and boneless - and how should he incorporate his findings in the flawless composition of a painting?

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