unstrengthened love

Definitions

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  • adj. Not strengthened.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ strengthened

Examples

  • This unstrengthened or unreinforced concrete is the problem when the wave begins to shake the building.

    CNN Transcript Jan 12, 2010

  • Unfounded and unstrengthened earthquakes here with concrete right through the area.

    CNN Transcript Jan 12, 2010

  • It is pitiful, if you are the home-keeping mother of an impoverished family, to drop in your traces helpless at night, and awake unstrengthened in the early morning.

    The Promised Land

  • These weak points left unstrengthened in the recitation are the lazy teacher's greatest reproach; the occasion of the unskillful teacher's greatest bungling; and the inexperienced teacher's greatest "danger points."

    The Recitation

  • Richter thought that he was -- with his human heart unstrengthened -- taken by an angel among the universe of stars.

    The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays

  • I have known her longer than you have, and have suffered more by her; but, in the face of all the shame and suffering that lie before her, I cannot feel resentment for what is a touch of insanity, unstrengthened and unpurified by any sort of education,

    Selections from the Letters of Geraldine Endsor Jewsbury to Jane Welsh Carlyle

  • Gladly astounded were the retainers of Staneholme at their young laird's unannounced return, safe and sound, from the wars; but greater and more agreeable was their friendly surprise to find that his sick wife, who came back with him unstrengthened in body, was healed and hearty in spirit.

    Girlhood and Womanhood The Story of some Fortunes and Misfortunes

  • The imagination is then all alive, and the affections are in full vigor, while the judgment is unstrengthened by observation, and enthusiasm has never learned moderation of experience.

    The Mother's Book

  • How can this vehicle then go and support light/mech forces that might have to be deployed by air (as Scimitar has been deployed in the 'Medium Armour' role I believe) or operate where there are unstrengthened bridges and infrastructure, if its a heavy-arse armoured bit of kit?

    Army Rumour Service

  • Longfellow and the Bible slid on the table together, and "Say and Seal" was eagerly seized upon, just to be glanced over, and the glances continued until there pealed a bell through the house; and, with a start, and a confused sense of having neglected her opportunities, this Christian young lady followed her cousin down stairs, to meet all the temptations and bewilderments of a new day, unstrengthened by communion with either her Bible or her Savior.

    Ester Ried

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