from The Century Dictionary.
- Having no scepter or royal authority.
- Deprived of a scepter; unkinged: as, the unsceptered Lear.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Having no scepter.
- adjective Deprived of a scepter.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
There she stalks around the seat of her former greatness, like a terrible phantom of departed majesty, uncrowned, unsceptered, desolate, powerless -- or like a vampire thirsting for blood -- or like a grim prophetess of evil, imprecating that ruin on the head of her enemies, which she lived to see realized.