Definitions of unabridged

  1. ( used of texts) not shortened; " an unabridged novel"
  2. Not abridged, or shortened; full; complete; entire; whole.
  3. Not abridged.
  4. Not shortened.

Usage examples for unabridged

  1. The most inappropriate books were put out in large paper, Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, for instance. – The Booklover and His Books by Harry Lyman Koopman
  2. In these Selections every paragraph stands unabridged, exactly as it was translated by Captain Bell; and there has been no other purpose governing the choice of matter than a resolve to make it as true a presentment as possible of Luther's mind and character. – Selections from the Table Talk of Martin Luther by Martin Luther
  3. With but few exceptions the poems are unabridged and under the original titles. – Literature for Children by Orton Lowe
  4. When in doubt respecting the form of any of the above, consult an unabridged dictionary. – Practical Grammar and Composition by Thomas Wood
  5. Third, she went into the next room and got the big unabridged dictionary, brought it out and put it on the chair. – The Story of a Doctor's Telephone--Told by His Wife by Ellen M. Firebaugh
  6. Let each keep this right unabridged for himself, then all exercise it spontaneously; let him not take care for all though,- let him not grow zealous for it as for a right of all. – The Ego and His Own by Max Stirner
  7. As a consequence of all this accelerated business, and of the diminution in the number of persons officially set apart for prayer, the unabridged service of the Church fails to command a week- day attendance. – A Short History of the Book of Common Prayer by William Reed Huntington
  8. Should anyone care to know its results, and the results of others like it, they may look up chapter six, section two, of Spence's Primitive Psychology, unabridged edition. – The Window-Gazer by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
  9. Note for an unabridged biography: the great man is discovered sitting quietly by the window, poring over a book on the modern science of road- building, some notes from which he is making for his first message. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  10. Probably it was only in East Lothian that seven such purchasers could be found, and my mother studied it well, as also the unabridged Johnson's Dictionary in two volumes. – An Autobiography by Catherine Helen Spence
  11. No dictionary, however unabridged, has language adequate to convey the notion of it. – Roman Holidays and Others by W. D. Howells
  12. For the musical terms see an unabridged dictionary or a musical dictionary. – Browning's Shorter Poems by Robert Browning
  13. The little gentleman with the malformation, before described, shocked the propriety of the breakfast- table by a loud utterance of three words, of which the two last were " Webster's Unabridged," and the first was an emphatic monosyllable. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  14. Those who have read his ponderous but rather disconnected romance known as " Websters Unabridged Dictionary, or How One Word Led on to Another." – Remarks by Bill Nye
  15. It takes up several pages and includes some of the fanciest language the senior Mr. Harper could disinter from the Unabridged. – A Plea for Old Cap Collier by Irvin S. Cobb
  16. I would often go to cities where my opponent's readers or arithmetics had been adopted the night before, point out the defects of rival publications, give an unabridged dictionary to each official, offer a ten per cent. – The Gentleman from Everywhere by James Henry Foss
  17. The Sugar Creek School's great big unabridged dictionary was wide open on a shelf which was fastened to the wall by the window. – Shenanigans at Sugar Creek by Paul Hutchens
  18. In some of the Boston hotels, the prominent book on the parlor table is " Webster's Unabridged Dictionary." – Around The Tea-Table by T. De Witt Talmage
  19. I can't bear to see these worthy men blocking the way with their unassailable, unabridged, authentic editions. – Father Payne by Arthur Christopher Benson