He had been reared in an environment as unliterary as Mark Twain's.
Of their doings (unliterary) some account will be found in the preceding pages.
In his valedictory the editor complains bitterly of the unliterary atmosphere in America.
The unliterary words were ejected, it seemed, by a demon within.
There seems to be such an extraordinary quantity of clever, talented, ignorant, unliterary literature let (p. 329) loose in them.
He is not now (as was once often the case) a retired clergyman, or a specialist recruited from some unliterary field.
My unliterary environment has doubtless been best suited to me.
The topic was frivolous and without precedent; moreover, it was unliterary—a heinous offense, difficult of condonation.
Yet not the faintest idea of story-writing crossed the clear sky of my unliterary imagination.
For myself, I can claim for them only an unusual degree of that unliterary and unpopular quality called truthfulness.
1640s, "pertaining to alphabet letters," from French littéraire, from Latin literarius/litterarius "belonging to letters or learning," from littera/litera "letter" (see letter (n.1)). Meaning "pertaining to literature" is attested from 1737.