Definitions

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  • n. The quality of being unwearied.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being unwearied.

Etymologies

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unwearied +‎ -ness

Examples

  • So if among virtuous actions political and military actions are distinguished by nobility and greatness, and these are unleisurely and aim at an end and are not desirable for their own sake, but the activity of reason, which is contemplative, seems both to be superior in serious worth and to aim at no end beyond itself, and to have its pleasure proper to itself (and this augments the activity), and the self-sufficiency, leisureliness, unweariedness

    The Nicomachean Ethics

  • Yea, how are his wits, parts, industry, and unweariedness in all, admired; and yet the man, as to this, is but of the world; and his work the effect of natural ability.

    The Riches of Bunyan

  • Egypt, the haste of obedience, not of fear; and unweariedness, but through spiritual support, and not in human strength -- Swift obedience of passive earth to the call of its Creator, in the Resurrection of

    On the Old Road Vol. 1 (of 2) A Collection of Miscellaneous Essays and Articles on Art and Literature

  • We must not imagine it to be a vulgarizing of genius, that it should be lighted up in any other way than by a direct inspiration from Heaven; nor overlook the steadfastness of purpose, the devotion to some single but great object, the unweariedness of labor that is given, not in convulsive and preternatural throes, but by little and little as the strength of the mind may bear it; the accumulation of many small efforts, instead of a few grand and gigantic, but perhaps irregular movements, on the part of energies that are marvellous; by which former alone the great results are brought out that write their enduring records on the face of the earth and in the history of nations and of man.

    Morals and Dogma of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry

  • One example of this is Manton's observation that, "A great fruit and token of piety is provision for the afflicted … Works of mercy so well become them that do expect or have received mercy from God … Now one of the chief glories of the Godhead is the unweariedness of his love and bounty: he visits the fatherless and the widows; so should we: the spirit of our religion is forgiving; and therefore the cruel heart is made by Paul a kind of 'denying the faith,' 1 Tim. v. 8" (4: 176).

    Miscellanies

  • _North British Review_, and his last gem on “Paper, Pens, and Ink,” in his valued and generous friend Macmillan’s first number of his Magazine, are all astonishing proofs of the brightness, accuracy, vivacity, unweariedness of his mind, and the endless sympathy and affectionate play of his affections with the full round of scientific truth.

    Spare Hours

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