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  • adjective That has not been discerned.


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un- +‎ discerned


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  • It likewise involves the undiscerned misspending of almost unimaginable amounts of money and also involves conduct as if the very rich are on a different plane subject to different rules.

    Michael D. D. White: More Money for the Very Rich: An Unsporting Pursuit? 2008

  • The coming night gradually obscured the smoke of the chimneys, but the position of the sequestered little world could still be distinguished by a few faint lights, winking more or less ineffectually through the leafless boughs, and the undiscerned songsters they bore, in the form of balls of feathers, at roost among them.

    The Woodlanders 2006

  • Somewhere, in mid air between the disputants, like hovering Victory in some design of a Greek battle, the truth hangs undiscerned.

    Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin 2005

  • Yet now the Gauls had got the wheels out of the ground, and were drawing off the wagons toward the river, when young Acrotatus, seeing the danger, passing through the town with three hundred men, surrounded Ptolemy undiscerned, taking the advantage of some slopes of the ground, until he fell upon his rear, and forced him to wheel about.

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans Plutarch 2003

  • Circumstances that might swell to half an hour's relation, and contained multiplied proofs to her who had seen them, had passed undiscerned by her who now heard them; but the two latest occurrences to be mentioned, the two of strongest promise to Harriet, were not without some degree of witness from Emma herself.

    Emma Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 2001

  • For all this form of trial is invisible and very largely incommunicable, and it is like trying to walk through deep waters that are undiscerned by those near, but which impede every step, and threaten to rise and overwhelm one.

    The Life Radiant Lilian Whiting

  • The picturesque is everywhere about us, undiscerned and unloved.

    Problems of Conduct Durant Drake

  • No. The immeasurable opulence of the undiscovered and undiscerned regions of existence was never felt with more reverent humility than by this discoverer, who had seen in rapturous vision so many new worlds open on his view.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 118, August, 1867 Various

  • Such motion of course can scarcely ruffle the mental waters of those accustomed to the breathless whirlwinds which form the heart of George Meredith's novels; but these whirlwinds are as directly traceable to the gentle but fitful agitation of _Euphues_, as was the storm that overtook Ahab's chariot to the little cloud undiscerned by the prophet's eye.

    John Lyly John Dover Wilson 1925

  • His soul is not a cramped little soul, but has depth and wideness and undiscerned mysteries.

    The Prairie Child Arthur Stringer 1912


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