Definitions

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  • adj. Not vindicated.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ vindicated

Examples

  • It explicitly says, in fact, that federal charges should be pursued if the state verdict “left demonstratively unvindicated the Federal interest in eradicating bias-motivated violence.”

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Hate Crimes and Double Jeopardy:

  • The federal government would also be authorized to prosecute whenever “the verdict or sentence obtained pursuant to State charges left demonstratively unvindicated the Federal interest in eradicating bias-motivated violence.”

    VDARE.com: Blog Articles » Print » Hate Crime Bill: Some did not flinch

  • The bill expressly states that defendants prosecuted in state court may be prosecuted for the same crime in federal court, if federal officials determine that "the verdict or sentence obtained pursuant to state charges left demonstrably unvindicated the federal interest in eradicating bias-motivated violence."

    The Return of the Thought Police

  • What began benignly as solicitude for the disadvantaged shortly became a dragnet for the aggrieved, even those whose grievances had to be induced to consciousness after years of unvindicated sublimation.

    Post-Election Prospects in Canada

  • She had left the chapter house before he had given his word he had no intention of departing unvindicated.

    The Heretic's Apprentice

  • Hastings left me, or to shut me out from the succession to his whole estates, to which -- from the fear of disclosing his great secret -- he did not put any bar in his will that would have been at once an acknowledgment of my legitimacy, I would still sacrifice all, and stand alone, friendless and portionless in the world, rather than leave my mother's fame and my own birth unvindicated.

    The International Monthly, Volume 3, No. 1, April, 1851

  • If religion does not bring us into a knowledge of reality not otherwise attainable its professions remain unvindicated.

    The Theology of Schleiermacher: A Condensed Presentation of His Chief Work, "The Christian Faith"

  • It leaves me unvindicated, because now we cannot impeach his testimony; because now my enemies can say that had he lived the result might have been different.

    Marion's Faith.

  • I must force myself to recall the circumstances as told me and vaguely remembered, for I am not willing that my doomed and wholly exceptional life should pass away unrecorded, unexplained, unvindicated.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Works

  • Denying them access to the witness stand could potentially leave the deaths of innocent people unvindicated and send the message that protesting corporate abuse will get you killed and there will be no recourse for your family, certainly not through the courts.

    Tortdeform

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