Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To undo.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To undo or destroy, as work previously done.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To undo or destroy (work previously done).

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

un- +‎ work

Examples

  • If you damage your boss in an unwork related activity, you don't get to complain to your workmates that you have too much to do when you have to cover your bosses workload as well as your own.

    Things you don't get to do

  • Of course, what the computer hath wrought, the computer can unwork.

    Heard By a Bird

  • SCUM will become members of the unwork force, the fuck-up force; they will get jobs of various kinds an unwork.

    The S.C.U.M. Manifesto

  • SCUM will keep on destroying, looting, fucking-up and killing until the money-work system no longer exists and automation is completely instituted or until enough women co-operate with SCUM to make violence unnecessary to achieve these goals, that is, until enough women either unwork or quit work, start looting, leave men and refuse to obey all laws inappropriate to a truly civilized society.

    The S.C.U.M. Manifesto

  • SCUM will unwork at a job until fired, then get a new job to unwork at.

    The S.C.U.M. Manifesto

  • That comfortable philosophy which modern transcendentalism has but dimly shadowed forth -- that poetic agrarianism, which gives all to each and each to all -- is the real life of this city of unwork.

    Tales and Sketches, Complete Volume V., the Works of Whittier: Tales and Sketches

  • That comfortable philosophy which modern transcendentalism has but dimly shadowed forth -- that poetic agrarianism, which gives all to each and each to all -- is the real life of this city of unwork.

    The Complete Works of Whittier

  • That comfortable philosophy which modern transcendentalism has but dimly shadowed forth -- that poetic agrarianism, which gives all to each and each to all -- is the real life of this city of unwork.

    Yankee Gypsies

  • That comfortable philosophy which modern transcendentalism has but dimly shadowed forth -- that poetic agrarianism, which gives all to each and each to all -- is the real life of this city of unwork.

    Tales and Sketches Part 3, from Volume V., the Works of Whittier: Tales and Sketches

  • "Check out this piece that highlights just how unwork ..."

    ARmadgeddon

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