undivided

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj undivided not separated into parts or shares; constituting an undivided unit "an undivided interest in the property","a full share"
    • adj undivided not divided among or brought to bear on more than one object or objective "judging a contest with a single eye","a single devotion to duty","undivided affection","gained their exclusive attention"
    • adj undivided not shared by or among others "undivided responsibility"
    • adj undivided not parted by conflict of opinion "presented an undivided front"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Undivided Not directed or given to more than one object; as, undivided attention or affection.
    • Undivided Not divided; not separated or disunited; unbroken; whole; continuous; as, plains undivided by rivers or mountains.
    • Undivided (Bot) Not lobed, cleft, or branched; entire.
    • Undivided Not set off, as a share in a firm; not made actually separate by division; as, a partner, owning one half in a firm, is said to own an undivided half so long as the business continues and his share is not set off to him.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • undivided Not divided; not separated or disunited; unbroken; whole: as, undivided attention.
    • undivided Not made separate and limited to a particular sum: as, to own an undivided share of a business.
    • undivided In botany, not lobed, cleft, or branched.
    • undivided In entomology, composed of a single piece: as, an undivided pygidium.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Undivided un-di-vī′ded not divided or disunited
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Usage

In literature:

The opinions were undivided in favour of the fiery Bacharacher.
"Legends of the Rhine" by Wilhelm Ruland
He would lose his moroseness and give his undivided attention to her.
"The Secret of the Storm Country" by Grace Miller White
Before the third period of life these joints grow together, so as to form an undivided skull.
"The Wonder Island Boys: Exploring the Island" by Roger Thompson Finlay
On the first part of it the public was of undivided mind.
"Trail's End" by George W. Ogden
Here was an undivided fortune.
"A Little Girl in Old Salem" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
This was a most important operation, requiring the housewife's undivided attention.
"Rabbi and Priest" by Milton Goldsmith
In larger open apartments undivided by buttress or pier, the metates are usually built in or near one corner.
"Eighth Annual Report" by Various
Upon the shore, watching with extreme and undivided interest the progress of the cloud, stood many of the sons of the forest.
"Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 2 (of 3)" by James Athearn Jones
While the work is in progress it should be given undivided attention.
"Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value" by Harry Snyder
When engaged in those studies, give them your whole undivided attention.
"Advice to a Young Man upon First Going to Oxford" by Edward Berens
She was to awake to undivided possession, free from any reminder of him.
"Tristram of Blent" by Anthony Hope
I have a claim upon your undivided attention, when I pay you a morning call.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 100, February, 1866" by Various
The duke's grant of New Jersey to Berkeley and Carteret in 1664 conveyed it to them undivided.
"Journal of Jasper Danckaerts, 1679-1680" by Jasper Danckaerts
A single aim means undivided attention and interest.
"The Choctaw Freedmen" by Robert Elliott Flickinger
Thou art blest Three in One, Yet undivided still; Thou art that One alone Whose love my heart can fill.
"The St. Gregory Hymnal and Catholic Choir Book" by Various
Consent was undivided upon a number of words, and some old spelling passed away in peace.
"How Doth the Simple Spelling Bee" by Owen Wister
Her undivided and resigned love for him was touching.
"The Goose Man" by Jacob Wassermann
My beard, moustache, cap, and fur collar were soon one undivided lump of ice.
"Northern Travel" by Bayard Taylor
However, the playing was admirable; and Madame Zattiany, at least, gave it her undivided attention.
"Black Oxen" by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
But there was no hereditary chieftainship or even an undivided rule within a rancheria.
"The Defiant Agents" by Andre Alice Norton
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In poetry:

To wing his sure resistless dart
Where all its power is known,
And rule the undivided heart
Despotic and alone.
"Edwin and Eltruda, a Legendary Tale" by Helen Maria Williams
We raise our shouts, O God, to thee,
And send them to thy throne;
All glory to th' united Three,
The undivided One.
"Hymn 35" by Isaac Watts
Let ev'ry one, that hears my voice,
And understands my words, rejoice;
Let ev'ry one applaud with me
The undivided Trinity.
"A Hymn, Or Carol, For Christmas-Day" by Rees Prichard
Heed not the piercing sighs that swell
From the lone hearts untold despair,
And leave to those ye loved so well
The load of undivided care.
"Sudden Death" by Lydia Howard Huntley Sigourney
O nations undivided,
O single people and free,
We dreamers, we derided,
We mad blind men that see,
We bear you witness ere ye come that ye shall be.
"A Marching Song" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
Two stars once on their lonely way
Met in the heavenly height,
And they dreamed a dream they might shine alway
With undivided light;
Melt into one with a breathless throe,
And beam as one in the night.
"Orbits" by Richard Le Gallienne

In news:

The Democratic Party's Pandering: "Jerusalem as the undivided capital of Israel ".
This is the first in a series of blog posts I'm calling "Passing Fancies," devoted to Nutmeggy things and ideas that hold my undivided attention—in a family-approved way—for at least five minutes.
Her latest album, Undivided (due out today, April 3rd), was recorded hot off the heels of a year of travel and takes cues from the music of the Sahara and Morocco.
I'm not suggesting that you sit down and give "Leave it to Beaver" and "Andy Griffith" reruns undivided attention dating back to the episodes when Opie killed that bird and Beaver had a crush on Miss Landers.
The Democratic Party's Pandering: "Jerusalem as the undivided capital of Israel".
With one rival gone, KU can give undivided attention to Wildcats.
A House Undivided Will Determine Dems' Future.
The system consists of a high-definition screen fitted at eye level above any urinal where it attracts the undivided attention of the user.
Undivided attention of a worldwide audience might be enough to reconcile Liam and Noel.
So maybe now he will focus his undivided attention on actually doing his job in the next four years.
"You have to give it your undivided attention and always think on your feet," she says.
Undivided Attention On the Knicks.
No doubt Kaine has the commonwealth's undivided attention.
When nutritionist Gary Sherwood drives onto a farm to meet with a client, he wants to give the client his undivided attention.
Drew represents the best of who we are and because of this he has my full and undivided support on May 8.
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In science:

For example, quantum theory predicts the property of undividity of attention of traders (no cloning theorem), the sudden and violent changes of prices can be explained by the quantum Zeno phenomenon.
Fixed point theorem for simple quantum strategies in quantum market games
The reason is that while consciousness is undivided, with no beginning and no end, a particular instrument of it (e.g. the brain), is always limited.
Founding quantum theory on the basis of consciousness
Hiley, The Undivided Universe: An ontological interpretation of quantum theory, Routledge, London, 1993; P. R.
Quantization from Hamilton-Jacobi theory with a random constraint
Hilley, The Undivided Universe, New York: Routledge, 1993.
Is there a real time ordering behind the nonlocal correlations?
This approach predicts the property of undividity of attention of traders (no cloning theorem) and unifies the English auction with the Vickrey’s one attenuating the motivation properties of the later .
Quantum Game Theory in Finance
At each internal node we select a hyperplane perpendicular to the current axis that partitions the probability weight in half (or as equally as possible.) Each leaf of the tree then corresponds to an undivided rectangle containing approximately unit probability mass.
Structure-Aware Sampling: Flexible and Accurate Summarization
The expression “undivided union” appears between quotation marks because, taken literally, it is self-contradictory: What is undivided cannot be a union.
Quantum Mechanics and the Cookie Cutter Paradigm
The electron could not go through the “undivided union” of the slits, and no interference fringes could be observed.
Quantum Mechanics and the Cookie Cutter Paradigm
Physical space is the set of all possessed spatial relations, and to each of these relations we can consistently attribute the quality of undivided spatial continuity.
Quantum Mechanics and the Cookie Cutter Paradigm
None of these distances is the sum of anything. D(AB ) is not a quantity “made up” of quantities; it is a relation that possesses both the quality of undivided spatial extension and a value d(AB ).
Quantum Mechanics and the Cookie Cutter Paradigm
Hiley, The Undivided Universe, Routledge, London, 1993.
Experiment can decide between standard and Bohmian quantum mechanics
Bohm, D. and Hiley, B. J., The Undivided Universe: an Ontological Interpretation of Quantum Theory, Routledge, London (1993).
Weak Values: Approach through the Clifford and Moyal Algebras
Hiley, The Undivided Universe (Routledge, London, 1993); P. R.
Optimal Joint Measurements of Position and Momentum
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