Definitions

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  • adj. Impossible to produce.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ producible

Examples

  • Now, Nimrod being as dead as the mighty hunter whose name Mrs. Snagsby has appropriated, and the lady being unproducible, she directs her mental eye, for the present, with redoubled vigilance to the boy.

    Bleak House

  • The sonnets, though their excellence is lost in the splendor of the dramas, are as inimitable as they; and it is not a merit of lines, but a total merit of the piece; like the tone of voice of some incomparable person, so is this a speech of poetic beings, and any clause as unproducible now as a whole poem.

    Representative Men

  • All hands would perhaps be snug in bed after a long and trying day, when suddenly a thunderous knocking at the rendezvous door, and stentorian cries of: "Turn out! turn out there!" coupled with epithets here unproducible, would bring every man of them into the street in the turn of a handspike, half-dressed but fully armed and awake to the fact that a party of belated seamen was coming down the road.

    The Press-Gang Afloat and Ashore

  • If Jesus is alive and a god, and Apollo is an idol and dead, what is the evidence, since the one is as invisible, as inaccessible, and as unproducible as the other?

    The Truth about Jesus : Is He a Myth?

  • Or should he -- the witnesses still being unproducible -- move for a further continuance?

    The Grafters

  • She must have been in comedy, which I believe she also usefully and fearlessly practised, rather unimaginable; but there was no one like her in the Boston time for cursing queens and eagle-beaked mothers; the Shakespeare of the Booths and other such would have been unproducible without her; she had a rusty, rasping, heaving and tossing "authority" of which the bitterness is still in my ears.

    A Small Boy and Others

  • Nimrod being as dead as the mighty hunter whose name Mrs. Snagsby has appropriated, and the lady being unproducible, she directs her mental eye, for the present, with redoubled vigilance to the boy.

    Bleak House

  • The sonnets, though their excellence is lost in the splendor of the dramas, are as inimitable as they: and it is not a merit of lines, but a total merit of the piece; like the tone of voice of some incomparable person, so is this a speech of poetic beings, and any clause as unproducible now as a whole poem.

    Representative Man (1850)

  • And further, it is to be noticed that nothing is {244} unproducible -- _salvo pudore_ [391] -- which has classical authority, modern or ancient, in its favor.

    A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II)

  • Some streams, just like some men, are always dirty -- you cannot possibly tell why -- unproducible to good pic-nic society either in dry or wet weather.

    Recreations of Christopher North, Volume 2

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