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  • adjective archaic unconfined

Etymologies

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un- +‎ pent

Examples

  • If the phrase unpent-up demand existed, it would apply today.

    GHOST MALLS - COMING TO YOUR TOWN

  • Their unpent enthusiasm, bright tales replete with happy endings will draw you in to a smiling existence.

    Where Do Ideas Come From? » Blog Archive » Writer's Round-About - The Craft and Business of Fiction and Freelance Writing

  • The afternoon had dragged uneventfully on, and there was a distinct buzz of unpent excitement when a dark-eyed boy carrying a brass bowl entered the shop.

    literature

  • And I to hold her gentle to me, and let her cry very natural, until that she was something unpent.

    The Night Land

  • And there, unpent by mountains, one saw the sky — the sky, not such a disc as one saw it here, but an arch of immeasurable blue, a deep of deeps in which the circling stars were floating ....

    The Door in the Wall, and other stories

  • He kissed her over and over passionately, almostly roughly in the storm of his emotion suddenly unpent.

    Wild Wings A Romance of Youth

  • "We," said William James, meaning the Pragmatists, or the Humanists, "turn to the great unpent and unstayed wilderness of truth as we feel it to be constituted, with as good a conscience as rationalists are moved by when they turn from our wilderness into their neater and cleaner intellectual abodes."

    Personality in Literature

  • And I to hold her gentle to me, and let her cry very natural, until that she was something unpent.

    The Night Land: Chapter 15

  • The still air of the room filled with wonderful, golden sound: a song like the song of a mother flying from earth to a child in the stars, a torrential tenderness, unpent and glorying in freedom.

    The Flirt

  • And there, unpent by mountains, one saw the sky -- the sky, not such a disc as one saw it here, but an arch of immeasurable blue, a deep of deeps in which the circling stars were floating ....

    The Door in the Wall, and Other Stories

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  • The unpent enthusiasm—-the wild cheers of the crowd for their favorites Whitman, "Drum-Taps"

    December 11, 2006