Definitions

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  • adj. That has not been obtained.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ obtained

Examples

  • He was conscious that he entertained a most foolish, most forlorn secret hope, -- that of finding some yet unknown consolation, -- of receiving some yet unobtained heavenly benediction.

    The Treasure of Heaven A Romance of Riches

  • Said Arthur, "Is there any one of the marvels yet unobtained?"

    The Mabinogion

  • We should see death looked to as the gate by which these hitherto unobtained objects were to be sought for; and we should hear it spoken of, not as the greatest of evils, but as an event solemn, indeed, and painful to nature, but full of blessing and of happiness.

    The Christian Life Its Course, Its Hindrances, And Its Helps

  • The OHA is already trying to convince the poor to trade in their public housing units for the yet unobtained Section 8 vouchers, as part of the scheme to transfer 1,554 public housing units to an unnamed affiliate of the OHA.

    Indybay newswire

  • You are going to battle, you are going out in the bright sun with dancing plumes and glittering spear; your shield shines, and your feathers wave, and your limbs are glad with the consciousness of strength, and your mind is warm with glory and renown; with coming glory and unobtained renown: for who are you to hope for these; who are _you_ to go forth proudly against the pride of the sun, with your secret sin and your haunting shame and your real fear?

    Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 3

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