Unmechanize

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Unmechanize To undo the mechanism of; to unmake; as, to unmechanize a structure.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • unmechanize To undo or destroy the mechanism of; unmake; destroy; throw out of gear.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1st pref. un-, + mechanize,

Usage

In literature:

What one misfortune or disaster in the book of embryotic evils, that could unmechanize thy frame, or entangle thy filaments!
"The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman" by Laurence Sterne
Between the morbidly mechanical people and the morbidly unmechanical people, modern civilization hangs in the balance.
"Crowds" by Gerald Stanley Lee
At Bailleul the Skipper had suggested our learning to manage the unmechanical horse.
"Adventures of a Despatch Rider" by W. H. L. Watson
This is another respect in which life is utterly unmechanical.
"The Breath of Life" by John Burroughs
Again, as it had been with that oval door in Monta Park, there was baffling suggestion of unmechanical movement.
"Shock Treatment" by Stanley Mullen
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