unbated


unbated

unbated [uhn-bey-tid] ExamplesWord Origin adjective

  1. not abated; undiminished; unlessened.
  2. Archaic. not blunted, as a lance or fencer’s foil.

Origin of unbated First recorded in 1590–1600; un-1 + bate1 + -ed2 Examples from the Web for unbated Historical Examples of unbated

  • This unbated continuity suggests the past as well as the future.

    Friends in Council

    Arthur Helps

  • It was a blessed interlude, too; there was so much to whistle about with unbated breath.

    The Siege of Kimberley

    T. Phelan

  • Your lady keeps full face, unbated roundness, cheerful aspect.

    The Works of John Marston

    John Marston

  • He had the faculty of mixing bad and good argument, which is far more effective with mixed audiences than unbated logic.

    A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1895)

    George Saintsbury

  • British Dictionary definitions for unbated unbated adjective

    1. a less common spelling of unabated
    2. archaic (of a sword, lance, etc) not covered with a protective button

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