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  1. not yet begotten; as yet unborn: decisions that will affect our unbegotten children.
  2. without a beginning; eternal.
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Origin of unbegotten

First recorded in 1525–35; un-1 + begotten
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for unbegotten

Historical Examples of unbegotten

  • This is its recognition of its first principle and its unbegotten Father.

    Buchanan's Journal of Man, September 1887


  • He is unborn, unbegotten, intelligent activity; first termination of the Godhead.

  • How wrong to yourself, how infinitely more wrong to your still unborn and unbegotten children!

  • A being, Noorele, with three unbegotten sons, lives up among the clouds.

  • Regarded as the unbegotten begetter of the first beginning, he succeeded in achieving the incomprehensible.