Definitions

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  • adjective Not threatened; safe.

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Examples

  • Not choosing -- hoping the world will go away -- hoping those with whom we compete who are choosing will somehow leave our markets alone or our economic prospects unthreatened, is the ultimate irresponsibility, the most serious possible dereliction of duty.

    National Unity

  • Only if your children are unthreatened by failure will they be willing to take risks because, by their very nature, risks increase the likelihood of failure.

    Dr. Jim Taylor: Freak Out or Geek Out?: Children's Emotional Reactions to Achievement

  • He knows himself to be someone who has already lost that for which he was fighting: time — real time, unthreatened and not offered on sufferance — with his daughter, his only child, during her childhood.

    Divorce, American Style

  • Like Keith Richards, who says he looks the way he does so that we don't have to, French spends several days of the week holed up in subterranean Soho so that we might get on with our lives unthreatened by the monster that is the movies.

    I Found it at the Movies: Reflections of a Cinephile by Philip French – review

  • He knows himself to be someone who has already lost that for which he was fighting: time — real time, unthreatened and not offered on sufferance — with his daughter, his only child, during her childhood.

    Divorce, American Style

  • He knows himself to be someone who has already lost that for which he was fighting: time — real time, unthreatened and not offered on sufferance — with his daughter, his only child, during her childhood.

    Divorce, American Style

  • So far, I think, stodgy orthodoxy remains unthreatened.

    Shakespeare Controversies

  • Only if your children are unthreatened by failure will they be willing to take risks because, by their very nature, risks increase the likelihood of failure.

    Dr. Jim Taylor: Freak Out or Geek Out?: Children's Emotional Reactions to Achievement

  • He knows himself to be someone who has already lost that for which he was fighting: time — real time, unthreatened and not offered on sufferance — with his daughter, his only child, during her childhood.

    Divorce, American Style

  • Only if your children are unthreatened by failure will they be willing to take risks because, by their very nature, risks increase the likelihood of failure.

    Dr. Jim Taylor: Freak Out or Geek Out?: Children's Emotional Reactions to Achievement

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