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unbroken


adjective

  1. not broken; whole; intact.
  2. uninterrupted; continuous.
  3. not tamed, as a horse.
  4. undisturbed; unimpaired.

adjective

  1. complete or whole
  2. continuous or incessant
  3. undaunted in spirit
  4. (of animals, esp horses) not tamed; wild
  5. not disturbed or upsetthe unbroken silence of the afternoon
  6. (of a record, esp at sport) not improved upon
  7. (of a contract, law, etc) not broken or infringed

adj.c.1300, in reference to vows or compacts, from un- (1) “not” + broken. Attested from late 15c. in reference to material things; 1510s in reference to courage, spirit, etc.; 1530s in reference to horses; 1560s in reference to the flow of time.

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