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unmade

[uhn-meyd] /ʌnˈmeɪd/
adjective
1.
not made.
2.
Falconry. unmanned (def 2).
Origin of unmade
1200-1250
Middle English word dating back to 1200-50; See origin at un-1, made

unmake

[uhn-meyk] /ʌnˈmeɪk/
verb (used with object), unmade, unmaking.
1.
to cause to be as if never made; reduce to the original elements or condition; undo; destroy.
2.
to depose from office or authority; demote in rank.
3.
to change the essential point of (a book, play, etc.).
4.
to alter the opinion of (one's mind).
5.
to change or alter the character of.
Origin
First recorded in 1350-1400, unmake is from the Middle English word unmaken. See un-2, make1
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  • "It was you, who unmade it," answered Miss Adair with gratitude.

    Blue-grass and Broadway Maria Thompson Daviess
  • Such solidarity can neither be made nor unmade by external forces.

    The Psychology of Nations G.E. Partridge
  • Let us weep for that worthy jury which was made by Carlier and unmade by Rouher.

    Napoleon the Little Victor Hugo
  • He looked at me as if he did not know me, his face all unmade.

    The Light of Scarthey

    Egerton Castle
  • But I think this was a striking proof of how a horse can be made and unmade.

  • They have made and unmade many an aspirant for public favor.

    Nasby in Exile David R. Locke
  • And the tenderness of the message is all unmade and all unknown, but is felt for long, long years.

    My Friend Annabel Lee Mary MacLane
British Dictionary definitions for unmade

unmade

/ʌnˈmeɪd/
verb
1.
the past tense and past participle of unmake
adjective
2.
not yet made
3.
existing without having been made or created
4.
(falconry) another word for unmanned (sense 4)

unmake

/ʌnˈmeɪk/
verb (transitive) -makes, -making, -made
1.
to undo or destroy
2.
to depose from office, rank, or authority
3.
to alter the nature of
Derived Forms
unmaker, noun
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Word Origin and History for unmade
adj.

mid-13c., "not yet made," from un- (1) "not" + past participle of make. Unmake "to reduce to an unmade condition" is recorded from early 15c. (cf. Middle Dutch ontmaken, German entmachen); figurative sense of "to ruin" is recorded from c.1600.

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