They think that the improved animals they have obtained will support their acquired characters, uninfluenced by extraneous agency.
I did my work for its own sake, uninfluenced by any desire to please him.
Certainly, also, Hawthorne was uninfluenced by Poe in writing short stories that remain secure among brief American classics.
It is easy to see that this doorway has not been uninfluenced by Batalha.
He recalled, as he lay there, how hard it had been to find a band of Indians uninfluenced by the Church.
On the contrary, he listened to them with kindness, and was not uninfluenced by them.
He stood alone during his life, an absorbed man, uninfluenced by any school; he stands alone to-day.
Yet that her will might be uninfluenced, he commanded that I should be sent upon a long journey.
Her art was of home growth, uninfluenced from any outside source, and it was admirable.
Some of these portages are still in use and uninfluenced by civilization.
late 14c., an astrological term, "streaming ethereal power from the stars acting upon character or destiny of men," from Old French influence "emanation from the stars that acts upon one's character and destiny" (13c.), also "a flow of water," from Medieval Latin influentia "a flowing in" (also used in the astrological sense), from Latin influentem (nominative influens), present participle of influere "to flow into," from in- "into, in, on, upon" (see in- (2)) + fluere "to flow" (see fluent). Meaning "exercise of personal power by human beings" is from mid-15c.; meaning "exertion of unseen influence by persons" is from 1580s (a sense already in Medieval Latin, e.g. Aquinas). Under the influence "drunk" first attested 1866.
1650s, from influence (n.). Related: Influenced; influencing.