Definitions

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  • adv. Not softly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not soft; hard; coarse; rough.
  • adv. Not softly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Hard; harsh.
  • Not with softness; not softly.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ soft

Examples

  • There were more humps than I had remembered of the Campagna, and probably they were the rounded and turfed-over chunks of antiquity which otherwhere showed their naked masonry unsoft-ened and unfriended by the passing centuries.

    Roman Holidays, and Others

  • "Great clymbers fall unsoft;" to know that come sorrow, suffering, disgrace, or misfortune, there was refuge and safety for the poor, broken-winged bird, though its plumage were torn by the fowler's cruelty, or even soiled in the storm of shame.

    M. or N. "Similia similibus curantur."

  • Voyvodan, you might well imagine, would be less than pleased to have his fair possessions mistreated by so much as an unsoft word or rude deed, and the guard seems to believe we go about in here not always clad to receive them. "

    Fortress Of Frost And Fire

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