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Unredressed

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Unredressed un-rē-drest′ without redress:
    • adj Unredressed un-rē-drest′ (Spens.) unrescued.
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Usage

In literature:

A wrong is unredressed when retribution overtakes its redresser.
"First Gutenberg Collection of Edgar Allan Poe" by Edgar Allan Poe
A wrong is unredressed when retribution overtakes its redresser.
"The Works of Edgar Allan Poe Volume 2 (of 5) of the Raven Edition" by Edgar Allan Poe
It is human nature, it is the lesson of history, that real wrongs, unredressed, grow into preposterous demands.
"The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner" by Charles Dudley Warner
Kidnapers constantly lurked near the Indian possessions, and instances of injury unredressed increased the bitterness and rancor.
"A Social History of The American Negro" by Benjamin Brawley
Wrongs unredressed, or insults unavenged.
"Handy Dictionary of Poetical Quotations" by Various
They are hunted down and massacred, and yet their wrongs are unredressed.
"The American Missionary Vol. XLIV. No. 2." by Various
How long must wrongs like these go unredressed?
"The Underground Railroad" by William Still
No wrong remained unredressed, no recreant found an instant's toleration.
"Memories" by Fannie A. (Mrs.) Beers
Wrongs unredressed, or insults unavenged.
"Familiar Quotations" by Various
Though permitted evils should not avenge themselves by any political retribution, yet avenge themselves, if unredressed, they surely will.
"Daily Thoughts selected from the writings of Charles Kingsley by his wife" by Charles Kingsley
A great wrong remains unredressed.
"Buchanan's Journal of Man, May 1887" by Various
In both, the grievances of the people were overlooked, and their wrongs unredressed.
"The Last Laird of MacNab" by Various
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In poetry:

'Why weeps your sorrowing sister,
Still bleeding unredressed,
'Neath Russell, England's Nicholas,
The Poland of the west?
"The March Of Freedom" by Ernest Jones