/ (ˌʌnɪnˈfɔːst) /
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(of a law, decision, etc) not having been imposed or enforced
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How to use unenforced in a sentence
It is unfortunate to pass laws that remain unenforced on account of their unpopularity.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 8 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
The State put in no appearance, the acts were pronounced void, and the decision went unenforced.John Marshall and the Constitution|Edward S. Corwin
The failure of America to rise into the expert level is due to our unenforced higher education.Villa Elsa|Stuart Henry
Statute books are heavily cumbered with laws that are unenforced because public opinion goes counter to them.
On the other hand, the inner sanction, unenforced by any objective form of obligation, has won some big victories.The Bible and Life|Edwin Holt Hughes