- amended by removal of faults, abuses, etc.
- improved in conduct, morals, etc.
- (initial capital letter) noting or pertaining to Protestant churches, especially Calvinist as distinguished from Lutheran.
Origin of reformed
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Examples from the Web for unreformed
Day after day, our largest financial institutions continue to be revealed as unreformed, largely unrepentant bad actors.Why Do Banks Get Away With Murder?
February 7, 2013
The police are unreformed, and lawlessness has spread; the economy is in free fall.Confusion Surrounds Egypt’s Presidential Elections, Set for May 23
May 2, 2012
It was the last chance of a minority under the unreformed procedure.Lord Randolph Churchill
Winston Spencer Churchill
It was the famous "Three Kings" in its golden and unreformed days, but this they knew not.The Secret Glory
But they were omnipotent in their control of the unreformed.Handbook of Home Rule (1887)
W. E. Gladstone et al.
No parliament, reformed or unreformed, would have listened to such a proposition.The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 4 (of 4)
Thomas Babington Macaulay
That he was unreformed his father felt too surely convinced, and he was accordingly again sent to sea.The Cruise of the Frolic
- of or designating a Protestant Church, esp the Calvinist as distinct from the Lutheran
- of or designating Reform Judaism
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Word Origin and History for unreformed
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