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  • adj. Not shortened, of the same length.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of unshorten.

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Examples

  • And talking about links: it's also very helpfull to see the "unshortened" version of included links.

    The Next Web

  • She was poor, but the same good grit that made her loyal to her old grandmother's name, unshortened and unbeautified, gave her courage to work on toward the distant goal.

    Four Girls and a Compact

  • So it is with many prisoners, keep them confined, and accustom them for years to prison life, such as it is in the most approved "models," or indeed under any conceivable mode of discipline consistent with unshortened life in such a place, and they will re-enter the world in a great measure, unfitted for the business of life.

    Six Years in the Prisons of England

  • A nourishing soup could be made of the peas, and if only he could "find" an egg, he could mix it with sorghum and bake it in an unshortened open crust for dessert.

    My day : reminiscences of a long life,

  • Suppose the span of each generation to be shortened by one-sixth, so that six take the place of five, and that the productivity of each marriage is unaltered, it follows that one-sixth more children will be brought into the world during the same time, which is roughly equivalent to increasing the productivity of an unshortened generation by that amount.

    Woman and Womanhood A Search for Principles

  • If this living and unshortened love was sad, it must be owned that so, too, was the story.

    The Spirit of Place and Other Essays

  • Others, not doubting that the infected men died at Jaffa, say, that the rearguard under Kleber, by order of Bonaparte, delayed its departure for three days, and only began its march when. death had put an end to the sufferings of these unfortunate beings, unshortened by any sacrifice.

    The Memoirs of Napoleon

  • Her vane, still at the mast-head, was drooping in the calm; and its shadow, with that of the fresh-colored _spar_ to which it was attached, white atop and yellow beneath, formed a well-defined undulatory strip on the water, that seemed as if ever in the process of being rolled up, and yet still retained its length unshortened.

    The Cruise of the Betsey or, A Summer Ramble Among the Fossiliferous Deposits of the Hebrides. With Rambles of a Geologist or, Ten Thousand Miles Over the Fossiliferous Deposits of Scotland

  • Others, not doubting that the infected men died at Jaffa, say, that the rearguard under Kleber, by order of Bonaparte, delayed its departure for three days, and only began its march when death had put an end to the sufferings of these unfortunate beings, unshortened by any sacrifice.

    Memoirs of Napoleon — Complete

  • I had on no occasion played with a 3/4 guitar, it's so nugatory and it is harder to think about than a unshortened size instrument.

    Article directories Celibataire Urbaine

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