Unaspiring

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Unaspiring un-as-pīr′ing not aspiring, unambitious
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Usage

In literature:

Presently her ear was charmed by Fraulein's slow clear enunciation, her pure unaspirated North German.
"Pointed Roofs" by Dorothy Richardson
And this capacity for humble unaspiring worship has its peculiar guerdon.
"The Ordeal of Richard Feverel, Complete" by George Meredith
A more contented, fruitful and unaspiring conifer could not be conceived.
"The Yosemite" by John Muir
A wage of ten or eleven shillings a week will bind none but the unaspiring lout to his country.
"National Being" by (A.E.)George William Russell
From the first moment I saw that girl, at an humble and unaspiring distance, I could dream of nothing else.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. CCCXXXVI. October, 1843. Vol. LIV." by Various
The aspirated letter follows immediately the unaspirated; e.g.
"The Sayings Of Confucius" by Confucius
Without being slothful, he had been foolishly unaspiring, and he saw that now.
"They of the High Trails" by Hamlin Garland
And this capacity for humble unaspiring worship has its peculiar guerdon.
"The Ordeal of Richard Feverel" by George Meredith
A part of the unaspiring members had come to look on.
"Marjorie Dean College Freshman" by Pauline Lester
He sketched the history of the cordage plant, which had begun as an unaspiring rope-walk.
"Short Stories of the New America" by Various
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