un-broken

unbroken

[uhn-broh-kuhn]
adjective
1.
not broken; whole; intact.
2.
uninterrupted; continuous.
3.
not tamed, as a horse.
4.
undisturbed; unimpaired.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English; see un-1, broken

unbrokenly, adverb
unbrokenness, noun


1. complete, entire.
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unbroken (ʌnˈbrəʊkən)
 
adj
1.  complete or whole
2.  continuous or incessant
3.  undaunted in spirit
4.  (of animals, esp horses) not tamed; wild
5.  not disturbed or upset: the unbroken silence of the afternoon
6.  (of a record, esp at sport) not improved upon
7.  (of a contract, law, etc) not broken or infringed
 
un'brokenly
 
adv
 
un'brokenness
 
n

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unbroken
c.1300, in ref. to vows or compacts, from un- (1) "not" + pp. of break. Attested from 1495 in ref. to material things; 1513 in ref. to courage, spirit, etc.; 1538 in ref. to horses; 1561 in ref. to the flow of time.
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