Origin of undone1
verb (used with object), un·did, un·done, un·do·ing.
Origin of undo
Examples from the Web for undone
Our plan to meet him early last year was undone when he was killed by a drone strike in the Korengal.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley|Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She was becoming so unraveled and undone, so it was nice that she was forced into that old ray of dealing with clients.Kerry Washington’s Favorite ‘Scandal’ Season 3 Moments|Kerry Washington|August 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But people are becoming increasingly worried about the damage that cannot be undone.Australia Wants to Open the Great Barrier Reef to Dumping|Kirsten Alexander|June 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I hadn't heard "Undone (The Sweater Song)" yet; in fact, I'd never even heard of Weezer.Remembering Weezer’s ‘The Blue Album,’ A Garage Rock Classic, on Its 20th Anniversary|Andrew Romano|May 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Weir and Voronov are certainly not the first couple to be undone by text messages.
He awoke with a guilty start to find the first rays of the dawn struggling through his window, and his task yet undone.Children of the Tenements|Jacob A. Riis
I have had a most severe task full of contrarieties what I did one way was undone another.Life of John Keats|Sidney Colvin
But he carried everything with him, and Lane's work seemed all undone.The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories|Paul Laurence Dunbar
There's no help for it, I suppose, as 'that which is done cannot be undone.'Avarice-Anger:|Eugne Sue
Ah, how happy I should have felt could that one dark night's work have been undone!Much Darker Days|Andrew Lang (AKA A. Huge Longway)
verb -does, -doing, -did or -done (mainly tr)
Old English undon "to unfasten and open" (a window or door), "to unfasten by releasing from a fixed position," from un- (2) + do (v.). The notion is of "to annul something that was done." Related: Undone; undoing.