Definitions

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  • adjective Not shrived.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ shrived

Examples

  • “But we were thrown before its beauty unprepared, unshrived, unshorn.”

    Angkor Wat Book Review - A Glimpse of a Bygone Era | Angkor Wat Apsara & Devata: Khmer Women in Divine Context

  • Sprung from the carnival dances, where the masked Death forcing the terrified maidens to his embrace led them to the cemeteries to celebrate the memory of the dead, the priest countenanced these masks as religious rites and taught the superstitious people that their gifts would ease the souls of those sent suddenly unshrived to hell.

    The Counts of Gruyère

  • Inna, in Stowe, etc. [c] That is, unshrived of their sins (?), a Christian intrusion

    The Ancient Irish Epic Tale Táin Bó Cúalnge

  • St. Thomas in the East, with their unshrived dead, is a safer place for

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 102, April, 1866

  • You picture him, hot and red-handed from murder, soothing his battered conscience with some devilish Requiem for the unshrived soul he had just parted from its broken body, and leaving upon the harmonium the ineradicable traces of his guilt.

    A Book of Scoundrels

  • You picture him, hot and red-handed from murder, soothing his battered conscience with some devilish Requiem for the unshrived soul he had just parted from its broken body, and leaving upon the harmonium the ineradicable traces of his guilt.

    A Book of Scoundrels

  • "If a preacher chooses to be savage; to write from dyspeptic or neuralgic states; to send his congregation, unshrived, to the nether regions -- why, I shrug my shoulders and let it pass.

    All's for the Best

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