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Unreproved

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Unreproved Not having incurred reproof, blameless. "In unreproved pleasures free."
    • Unreproved Not reproved.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • unreproved Not reproved; not censured.
    • unreproved Not liable to reproof or blame.
    • unreproved Not disproved.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Unreproved un-rē-prōōvd′ not reproved:
    • adj Unreproved un-rē-prōōvd′ (Milt.) not liable to reproof, blameless
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Usage

In literature:

Should such men go unreproved, unchecked, by wandering baronets incognito?
"The Wheels of Chance" by H. G. Wells
His conversation is unreprovable, for he is ever mending.
"Character Writings of the 17th Century" by Various
Take, then, thy seat, Vicegerent unreproved!
"The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Vol. II." by William Wordsworth
Now I can gaze, unreproved, into those eyes, and fancy they are hers.
"In the Days of My Youth" by Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards
When the duke arrived on the spot, the carnage was over, but he was unreproving as he inspected the gruesome result.
"Charles the Bold" by Ruth Putnam
Should this woman go unreproved?
"Audrey" by Mary Johnston
We confess that once Thy wrath was unreprovable and just.
"The Iliad of Homer" by Homer
The Seraph kicked the table leg, unreproved.
"Explorers of the Dawn" by Mazo de la Roche
No, a wife should be the one woman in the world with whom you can spend days and weeks of unreproved coldness.
"Robert Orange" by John Oliver Hobbes
The younger Sartins gorged silently on this, all unreproved by a preoccupied mother.
"Christopher Hibbault, Roadmaker" by Marguerite Bryant
Take, then, thy seat, Vicegerent unreproved!
"Recollections of a Tour Made in Scotland A.D. 1803" by Dorothy Wordsworth
It was a wonderful privilege to boast of how bad you were, and be sure you would be unreproved.
"Treasure Valley" by Marian Keith
I allowed him, unreproved.
"Miss Cayley's Adventures" by Grant Allen
He hath become their God, one impious and profane, But strong and unreproved, ascendant on Thy wane.
"Satan Absolved" by Wilfred Scawen Blunt
They were doing frankly and unreproved what he longed to do.
"The Trail of Conflict" by Emilie Baker Loring
Yet he could not permit his conduct as governor of the Castle to go unreproved.
"John Knox" by Wm. M. Taylor
Not a word, not a step, not a movement remained unobserved, or, if necessary, unreproved.
"The Song of Songs" by Hermann Sudermann
And what, in the yet happy and in no degree morose Milton, are the "unreproved pleasures"?
"The Bridling of Pegasus" by Alfred Austin
Ruth turned to the little old woman, down whose face the tears were coursing unreproved.
"Ruth Fielding at Silver Ranch" by Alice B. Emerson
Slipping down the stairs, she found the pail and dipper and got her drink, and it was with some surprise that she did this unreproved.
"Dorothy" by Evelyn Raymond
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In poetry:

But change has come and time has moved,
And now, applauded, unreproved,
I hold, with pardonable pride,
The place that Johnson occupied.
"At Cheshire Cheese" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
In this sacred retreat I my cares would confide,
And there my half-forming opinions should hide;
If true, gather strength for the brightness of day--
If false, in the shade, unreprov'd, die away!
"Vignette - XVI" by Matilda Betham