unfree

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj unfree hampered and not free; not able to act at will
    • adj unfree held in servitude "he was born of slave parents"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Unfree Not free; held in bondage. "There had always been a slave class, a class of the unfree , among the English as among all German peoples."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • unfree Not free, in any sense of the word free.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Unfree un-frē′ not free.
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Usage

In literature:

Under unfree economic conditions, this state of affairs is bound to exist.
"Democracy and Education" by John Dewey
She dreamt that she was brought to a place that was strange and unfree to her.
"The Golden Fleece and the Heroes who Lived Before Achilles" by Padraic Colum
That is for thanes and for the unfree, who owe their all to your generosity.
"The Ward of King Canute" by Ottilie A. Liljencrantz
After that I took her to my house, where I was exceeding free in dallying with her, and she not unfree to take it.
"Diary of Samuel Pepys, 1660" by Samuel Pepys
It made her feel unfree and uncomfortable.
"Women in Love" by D. H. Lawrence
The freeman still had a place in court proceedings which the unfree villein did not.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
Ees the most unfree country what is.
"The Bad Man" by Charles Hanson Towne
But he was unfree as regards lord and land.
"History of the English People, Volume I (of 8)" by John Richard Green
And no matter how increasingly beneficent they may in their action appear, they are still despotic and we unfree.
"Progress and History" by Various
Without such restraint some men may be free but others will be unfree.
"Liberalism" by L. T. Hobhouse
He considered himself unfree to seek friendships or favors among women.
"In the Shadow of the Hills" by George C. Shedd
You can't keep women unfree.
"The Cup of Fury" by Rupert Hughes
There are two great divisions of the people: the free men and the unfree.
"Women of the Teutonic Nations" by Hermann Schoenfeld
In short, the regime of liberty, equality, and fraternity regarded woman as unfree, unequal, and treated her very unfraternally.
"The Modern Woman's Rights Movement" by Kaethe Schirmacher
A slave or "unfree" class had come with {29} the Teutons from their native land.
"A Short History of England, Ireland and Scotland" by Mary Platt Parmele
For nothing in this world is so free as a free stick falling freely on an unfree councillor.
"Flemish Legends" by Charles de Coster
The Conquest brought together the free and unfree.
"Villainage in England" by Paul Vinogradoff
The designation of these unfree tradesmen varies.
"The Influence and Development of English Gilds" by Francis Aiden Hibbert
In most cases the people became "unfree," or serfs.
"The Story of Switzerland" by Lina Hug
The free or unfree condition of a man descended to his posterity.
"Nooks and Corners of English Life, Past and Present" by John Timbs
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In poetry:

To startle and to puzzle him,
Who never knew their force,
Because his unfreed spirit kept
A low and shackl'd course.
"Ode To Man" by Thomas Frederick Young
Once I lay on that sod--it lies over Wolfe Tone--
And thought how he perished in prison alone,
His friends unavenged, and his country unfreed--
"Oh, bitter," I said, "is the patriot's meed;
"Tone's Grave" by Thomas Osborne Davis

In news:

WikiLeaks and the Unfree Market.
Has America Really Become Economically Unfree .
The Supreme Court's Unfree Speech.
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