Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not muscular; physically weak.

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  • adjective Not muscular

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Examples

  • Of course, many comic book fans were not happy with the choice, calling him too small and unmuscular for the role of the scientifically engineered super soldier.

    John Krasinski NOT Captain America! Chris Evans, Mike Vogel, Wilson Bethel and Garrett Hedlund in the Running | /Film

  • "One of the things that attracted me is that women are required to have upper-body strength, unlike the dance world, where women are in general supposed to be as unmuscular as possible."

    Curtain Raisers: A Future for Circus in the Balance

  • When Krasinski was revealed on the short list a few weeks ago, fans were not happy with the choice, calling him too small and unmuscular for the role of the scientifically engineered super soldier.

    John Krasinski is the Top Choice for Captain America? | /Film

  • He took in my clean appearance and small, unmuscular body.

    And on This Farm She Found a Future

  • There seems to be a common perception among many Bush critics -- one which is a not-very-distant relative of all-out defeatism -- that something as weak and unmuscular as a lofty Supreme Court ruling isn't going to have any effect on the Bush administration, and that they are just laughing at the idea that what the Supreme Court says matters.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • There seems to be a common perception among many Bush critics -- one which is a not-very-distant relative of all-out defeatism -- that something as weak and unmuscular as a lofty Supreme Court ruling isn't going to have any effect on the Bush administration, and that they are just laughing at the idea that what the Supreme Court says matters.

    Real dangers face Bush officials post-Hamdan, and they know it

  • I think what he was actually trying to do was refute the others interviewed, who claim a BMI in the high 20s not particularly fat, even if you're completely unmuscular makes you have a hard time exercising.

    from my email, for those of you in NoVA

  • Our men are unmuscular and short-lived, the best of them; the men of a physique of the type of Chief Justice

    The Education of American Girls

  • Andrew was a foot taller than the Professor, but awkward, loosely knit, and unmuscular, while the little Redbeard was wiry as a cat.

    Parnassus on Wheels

  • Andrew was a foot taller than the Professor, but awkward, loosely knit, and unmuscular, while the little Redbeard was wiry as a cat.

    Parnassus On Wheels

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