- past participle of fall.
- having dropped or come down from a higher place, from an upright position, or from a higher level, degree, amount, quality, value, number, etc.
- on the ground; prostrate; down flat: Exhausted, the racers lay fallen by the road.
- degraded or immoral.
- (of a woman) having lost her chastity.
- overthrown, destroyed, or conquered: a fallen city.
- dead: fallen troops.
Examples from the Web for unfallen
Historical Examples of unfallen
The 'prisoner,' as you call her, is as innocent as the snow yet unfallen from heaven.
Again the world was young and unfallen, nor had the gates of Heaven closed.Everyday Adventures
If we were unfallen angels, the rule might perhaps be a safe one.In the School-Room
John S. Hart
For gasta weardas as an epithet for angels, though then unfallen, cf. line 12a, sup.Genesis A
Below the unfallen creation and regenerated humanity is the unregenerated selfish man.The Other Side of Evolution
- the past participle of fall
- having sunk in reputation or honoura fallen woman
- killed in battle with gloryour fallen heroes
c.1400, past participle adjective from fall (v.). Used figuratively for "morally ruined" by 1620s. Meaning "those who have died" attested by 1765. Fallen angel is from 1680s; fallen woman by 1820.