Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not stanched; not stopped, as blood.
  • Unsatisfied; unsated.
  • Not made stanch or tight.

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Examples

  • This continued and still largely unstanched flow of narcotics into the U.S. is only part of the problem.

    Who

  • The deepest gash on her wrist, raw and unstanched, continued to empty itself in time with her pulse.

    In This Way I Was Saved

  • I’ll warrant him for drowning; though the ship were no stronger than a nutshell, and as leaky as an unstanched wench.

    Act I. Scene I. The Tempest

  • I’ll warrant him for drowning though the ship were no stronger than a nut-shell and as leaky as an unstanched wench.

    Act I. Scene I

  • Her blue eyes were on fire, and two hot tears stood in them, unstanched.

    Tiverton Tales

  • The Bonapartes were no common men -- and it was no common blood that trickled unstanched ten years later into the sand of the African veldt, leaving the world the poorer of one of its greatest races.

    Dross

  • I regret to say that she is still unhappy; her wounds unstanched, her wrongs unforgiven.

    Letters to Dead Authors

  • Page 522 though not deep, the flowing of the unstanched blood, and the straining of the muscles in barricading the shutters, made him feel weak and nerveless.

    The Planter's Northern Bride

  • I'll warrant him for drowning; though the ship were no stronger than a nutshell and as leaky as an unstanched wench.

    The Tempest

  • I’ll warrant him for drowning; though the ship were no stronger than a nutshell and as leaky as an unstanched wench.

    The Tempest

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