Definitions

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  • adj. Failing to provide; not giving.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ providing

Examples

  • The injured cousin left Repton bowed beneath an accumulation of troubles, not one of which was of her own creating, not one of which she deserved; and all springing from the unproviding nature of him who, had he been asked the question, would have declared himself ready to sacrifice his own life for the advantage of that daughter, now compelled to work for her own bread.

    Turns of Fortune And Other Tales

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