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unbreathed

[uhn-breeth d] /ʌnˈbriðd/
adjective
1.
not breathed:
unbreathed air.
2.
not disclosed; uncommunicated, as a secret.
Origin of unbreathed
1580-1590
1580-90; un-1 + breathed
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  • There is also the formless, unbreathed word of mood and dream and passion.

    Test Pilot David Goodger (goodger@python.org)
  • Above their heads the wind thrummed and whistled in the rigging, and the clean, unbreathed odour of the sea was salt and bracing.

  • His secret passion, unbreathed to any ear on earth, had been a prayer heard in heaven!

  • Then Khoda Dad Khan, eloquent and unbreathed, for he had taken no part in the fight, rose to improve the occasion.

    Life's Handicap Rudyard Kipling
  • Such an unexpected echo of her own unbreathed words startled Althea like an electric shock.

    Hubert's Wife Minnie Mary Lee

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