from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not sapped; not undermined or secretly attacked.

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  • adjective Not sapped.


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un- +‎ sapped


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  • They seemed to be two upright vestal sisters, unsapped by caresses, unbroke in upon by tender salutations.

    A Mystery with a Moral 2003

  • With all his unsapped strength he started thrashing both feet.

    Hoot Hiaasen, Carl 2002

  • Before it the pestilential vapor of anarchy, borne across the Atlantic from the squirming and steaming masses of Europe, disappears like a plague before a purifying flame, and, whatever may be the outcome of the struggle, in its various forms, now going on between the upper and lower orders in the mother continent, in the United States the foundations of society are likely to remain firm and unsapped.

    The Land We Live In The Story of Our Country Henry Mann

  • He felt her unsapped joyous living like a blow on his own aching weariness.

    The Dark House 1922

  • His brother Jaimihr in his place, unsapped yet by decadent delights, would have loosed his five thousand on the countryside - butchered any who opposed him - pressed into service those who merely lagged - and would have plunged India in a welter of blood before the priests had time to mature their plans and arrange to keep all the power and plunder to themselves.

    Rung Ho Mundy, Talbot, 1879-1940 1914

  • The girls, strong and handsome in their unsapped animal vigor, enjoyed the innocent display of their bare arms and petticoats.

    Other Main-Travelled Roads Hamlin Garland 1900

  • Further, she would be more likely to bring to the bearing and rearing of her children a constitution unenfeebled by premature overwork and energies unsapped by its monotonous grind.

    The Trade Union Woman Alice Henry 1900

  • They seemed to be two upright vestal sisters, unsapped by caresses, unbroke in upon by tender salutations.

    The Lock and Key Library Classic Mystery and Detective Stories: Old Time English Julian Hawthorne 1890

  • Many an eye approvingly followed the stalwart young man still in the flush of his unsapped vigor, at twenty-eight, as the tall form swept on through the crowds of polyglot women.

    The Midnight Passenger : a novel Richard Savage 1874

  • The Catholic religion was yet unsapped, and the wealth of the country resided in the hands of the nobles and the churchmen.

    Dreamthorp A Book of Essays Written in the Country Alexander Smith 1848


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