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  • adj. Unconquered, not vanquished.
  • adj. Restless, not calm.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not subdued; not brought into subjection; not conquered: as, nations or passions unsubdued.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not brought under control


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  • It is like a monster ever unsubdued, this stubborn land that drowses in this Indian summer weather and that survives them all, the men who scratched its surface and passed.

    Jack London's Kohler and Frohling Winery Ruins

  • Though he suffered most of the damage and was always defeated, his spirit remained unsubdued.

    The Bondage

  • "The meek man is thought to lose everything, but Christ promises the contrary, saying, 'No, it is the meek -- he who is not rash nor boastful -- who possesses his goods in safety, while the unsubdued person shall often lose his all and even lose his life.'"

    Eric Simpson: The Meek Are Reconciled With The Earth: The Basis Of Christian Ecology

  • Hopefully Jen Yamato graces us with her presence one more time so we can experience this unsubdued Jen that Peter talked about.

    /Filmcast Ep. 27 - Twilight (GUESTS: Jen Yamato from Rottentomatoes and Angie Han) | /Film

  • There were so many, many decks, so many miles of gloomy corridors, so many countless compartments in which unsubdued muties might lurk.

    Destiny Narrowly Avoided

  • Elis, unsubdued and unchastened, heaved himself free and grappled in his turn.

    A Caregiver's Homage To The Very Old

  • And even one dragon on the loose, unsubdued, returned to its full intelligence, its full fury, could spell disaster for the Empire.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Border, where he deemed it possible to communicate with the yet unsubdued forces of King Charles.

    A Legend of Montrose

  • The wild temper of the creature returned, unsubdued for the moment by any awe of man; uttering a fierce, and, at the same time, stifled cry, it flew on the philosopher, and clasped its strong and sinewy arms about his throat with the utmost fury.

    Count Robert of Paris

  • Hereward, and Engelred, the parent of Bertha, used to assemble their unsubdued tribes, sometimes in the fertile regions of Devonshire, sometimes in the dark wooded solitudes of Hampshire, but as much as possible within the call of the bugle of the famous Edric the Forester, so long leader of the insurgent Saxons.

    Count Robert of Paris


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