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unaccomplished

[uhn-uh-kom-plisht] /ˌʌn əˈkɒm plɪʃt/
adjective
1.
not accomplished; incomplete or not carried out:
Many tasks remain unaccomplished.
2.
without accomplishments; inexpert:
an unaccomplished musician.
Origin of unaccomplished
1515-1525
1515-25; un-1 + accomplished
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  • He tried to reconcile his unaccomplished purpose with his conscience.

    I.N.R.I. Peter Rosegger
  • If he should die, we must return home with an unaccomplished mission.

  • It is this unaccomplished, uneasy metamorphosis that tore the social fabric of CEE apart, rendering it poisoned and dysfunctional.

    After the Rain Sam Vaknin
  • Mr. Opp remorsefully allowed him to depart, and gazed somewhat guiltily at the unaccomplished work before him.

    Mr. Opp Alice Hegan Rice
  • But the breezes shred all asunder and give them unaccomplished to the clouds.

  • It is doleful travel that takes one home from an unaccomplished errand—only Forbes was not returning even to his home.

    What Will People Say? Rupert Hughes
  • What he did inflict was the unaccomplished proxy of himself.

  • But the Jesuits were not the kind of men who, to escape personal peril, turn their back upon an unaccomplished work of grace.

  • Thus, as far as that went, his life's work would be unaccomplished.

    The Day of Judgment Joseph Hocking
  • Braggart to stand here, filling the careless air with idle words, while all is unaccomplished.

    Alroy Benjamin Disraeli
British Dictionary definitions for unaccomplished

unaccomplished

/ˌʌnəˈkɒmplɪʃt/
adjective
1.
not accomplished or finished
2.
lacking accomplishments
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