Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not relaxed; strained; determined.

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  • adjective Not relaxed

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  • adjective nor relaxed

Etymologies

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un- +‎ relaxed

Examples

  • One secret which I alone possessed was the hope to which I had dedicated myself; and the moon gazed on my midnight labours, while, with unrelaxed and breathless eagerness, I pursued nature to her hiding-places.

    Chapter 3

  • One secret which I alone possessed was the hope to which I had dedicated myself; and the moon gazed on my midnight labours, while, with unrelaxed and breathless eagerness, I pursued nature to her hiding-places.

    Chapter 4

  • -- An unrelaxed avoidance of contractions, for emphasis: "I did not" rather than "I didn't."

    How To Avoid Being Lied To

  • -- An unrelaxed avoidance of contractions, for emphasis: "I did not" rather than "I didn't."

    How To Avoid Being Lied To

  • Companies [troops that acknowledged no authority except that of their leaders, and who hired themselves out at will], and the unpunished oppression of the nobility, he laboured to lessen, since he could not actually stop them; and, by dint of unrelaxed attention, he gradually gained some addition to his own regal authority, or effected some diminution of those by whom it was counterbalanced.

    Quentin Durward

  • If during this time a housewife is still in an unrelaxed state such as washing the dishes or monitoring children doing their homework, this will have a negative impact on health.

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  • I am feeling pretty unrelaxed, which I think is to be expected after last year.

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  • With unrelaxed nerves, with morning vigor, sail by it, looking another way, tied to the mast like Ulysses.

    Walden

  • In the Gallery of the Industrial Revolution, people are unrelaxed, too.

    Hound in the Left-hand Corner, The

  • In the Gallery of the Industrial Revolution, people are unrelaxed, too.

    Hound in the Left-hand Corner, The

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