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  • adjective Not spoilable.


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un- +‎ spoilable


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  • His country, and his breed — unspoilable at heart!

    The Silver Spoon 2004

  • When, for instance, honours were bestowed upon him, he accepted or rejected them with the same good-humour and unspoilable modesty.

    Alfred Russel Wallace Letters and Reminiscences Marchant, James 1916

  • Of course he had his own way in everything, but he was unspoilable.

    My beloved South, Mrs. T. P. O 1914

  • If you'll put up a jolly little -- I mean a jolly big -- lunch, and array yourself in unspoilable attire, I'll give you a day's great sport, whether we catch any fish or not.

    The Indifference of Juliet Henry Hutt 1912

  • The present Archbishop of Canterbury is one of these exceptions: he has a sweet and rich nature, a fine temper and is quite unspoilable.

    Margot Asquith, an Autobiography - Two Volumes in One Margot Asquith 1904

  • The bath-rooms are arranged so as to be unspoilable from splashing: a wooden net-work, on which one stands, covers a floor of flags, and the water flows quickly out by a wide drain.

    Insulinde: Experiences of a Naturalist's Wife in the Eastern Archipelago 1887

  • Dust was the main thing to be guarded against, and Katy, having been duly forewarned, had gone out in the morning, and bought for herself and Clover soft hats of whity-gray felt and veils of the same color, like those which Mrs. Dayton and Polly had provided for the journey, and which had the advantage of being light as well as unspoilable.

    Clover Susan Coolidge 1870

  • He contrived, in the most plausible manner possible, to spoil our almost unspoilable meals.

    Rattlin the Reefer Edward Howard 1820

  • a son, and finally finds that that son is unspoilable, even by friendliness and parental tenderness, he has a lot of pleasure to indulge himself in during his remaining years.

    At Good Old Siwash George Fitch 1896

  • "Yes; but a change that has shown her to have been unspoilable.

    Clever Woman of the Family Charlotte Mary Yonge 1862


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