Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not having yielded; unyielding.

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Examples

  • It is raising up a monied aristocracy in our country which has already set the government at defiance, and although forced at length to yield a little on this first essay of their strength, their principles are unyielded and unyielding.

    Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826)

  • Women, more especially—in the continually recurring trials of wounded, wasted, wronged, misplaced, or erring and sinful passion—or with the dreary burden of a heart unyielded, because unvalued and unsought—came to Hester’s cottage, demanding why they were so wretched, and what the remedy!

    XXIV. Conclusion

  • Love's tender pleading unyielded to makes breathing difficult.

    Quiet Talks on John's Gospel

  • There was other business on the frontier; sailing, hunting, fighting, persuading or defying men, exploring unyielded depths of wilderness.

    The Lady of Fort St. John

  • We have a good while given us to pay, but a crisis will come -- come soon after all -- comes always sooner than those expect it who are not ready for it -- a crisis when the demand unyielded will be followed by prison.

    Unspoken Sermons Series I., II., and II.

  • Women, more especially -- in the continually recurring trials of wounded, wasted, wronged, misplaced, or erring and sinful passion -- or with the dreary burden of a heart unyielded, because unvalued and unsought came to Hester's cottage, demanding why they were so wretched, and what the remedy!

    The Scarlet Letter

  • [Endnote: 2] Then suddenly, he would start, look round the dark old study, upward to the dangling spider overhead, and then at the quiet little girl, who, try as she might, could not keep her affrighted looks from his face, and always met his eyes with a loyal frankness and unyielded faith in him.

    Doctor Grimshawe's Secret — a Romance

  • Women, more especially — in the continually recurring trials of wounded, wasted, wronged, misplaced, or erring and sinful passion — or with the dreary burden of a heart unyielded, because unvalued and unsought came to Hester’s cottage, demanding why they were so wretched, and what the remedy!

    The Scarlet Letter

  • a good while given us to pay, but a crisis will come — come soon after all — comes always sooner than those expect it who are not ready for it — a crisis when the demand unyielded will be followed by prison.

    Unspoken Sermons Second Series

  • "The bank mania … is raising up a moneyed aristocracy in our country which has already set the government at defiance, and although forced at length to yield a little on this first essay of their strength, their principles are unyielded and unyielding.

    Libertarian Blog Place

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