unsteel

[ uhn-steel ]
/ ʌnˈstil /

verb (used with object)

to bring out of a steeled condition; soften.

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Origin of unsteel

First recorded in 1740–50; un-2 + steel
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British Dictionary definitions for unsteel

unsteel
/ (ʌnˈstiːl) /

verb

(tr) to make (the heart, feelings, etc) more gentle or compassionate
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