Definitions

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  • adj. Not obeyed.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ obeyed

Examples

  • But we rested, too,  inside our bedded gulag, a mutual blasphemy that was one great, unobeyed ukase, our traitorous lie as yet unpunished in any Sibirskoye labor camp.

    Soviet

  • Sylvia looked at the tall, dingy houses, the frowzy little shops, the swarms of dirty-nosed children, shrill-voiced, with matted hair, running and whooping in the street, at the slatternly women yelling unobeyed orders to them out of half-glimpsed, cheerless interiors, smelling of cabbage and dishwater.

    The Bent Twig

  • Happy the life which has God's command at the back of every deed, and no command of His unobeyed!

    Expositions of Holy Scripture

  • Neglected opportunities, unobeyed calls to high deeds, we all have in our lives.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture Second Kings Chapters VIII to End and Chronicles, Ezra, and Nehemiah. Esther, Job, Proverbs, and Ecclesiastes

  • Duty, honour, love, self-sacrifice -- these are the fruits of The Spirit; unknown to, and unobeyed by, the savage, or by the civilized man who -- as has too often happened -- as is happening now in too many lands, on both sides of the Atlantic, is sinking back into inward savagery, amid an outward and material civilization.

    Westminster Sermons with a Preface

  • This was the only misfortune, the sovereign of the hills had ever known; this was the only instance in which he had at any time been taught what it was to have his power controled and his nod unobeyed.

    Imogen A Pastoral Romance

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