Usage examples for unattached

  1. Her aunt, being the only unattached member of the family, was coming to keep house for her father when she left him. – The Celestial Omnibus and other Stories by E. M. Forster
  2. American tariff and trust investigations are massive enough in all conscience, but they are so partisan in their origin and so pathetically unattached to any recognized ideal of public policy that it seemed better to look elsewhere. – A Preface to Politics by Walter Lippmann
  3. His levity was the mere idle sport of a mind unattached and seeking its own proper object. – The Revolution in Tanner's Lane by Mark Rutherford
  4. He was soon to return to his multifarious duties as auditor, secretary, and chronicler of the city, and unattached aide- de- camp to the commander- in- chief, whoever that might be; and to perform his duty with the same patient courage and sagacity that had marked him from the beginning. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  5. While Conning remains unattached, Conning is likely to be serviceable. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  6. It was not every day one could see an old lady seated in a rocking chair in one end of an unattached wagon with a wild- cat in the other. – Georgina of the Rainbows by Annie Fellows Johnston
  7. Or, best of all, I should like to see the Unions, the Independent Labour Party, and the great and growing body of unorganised and unattached Socialists formed into one grand Socialist Party. – Britain for the British by Robert Blatchford
  8. The maternal instinct, as hitherto educated, has declared itself so strongly in favor of the separate fireside, that Association, which appears so beautiful to the young and unattached soul, has yet accomplished little progress in the affections of that important section of the human race- the mothers. – History of American Socialisms by John Humphrey Noyes
  9. " B., here we are, two unattached and lonely individuals of the opposite sexes. – Comrade Yetta by Albert Edwards
  10. I lead a life of constant resentment against unattached mankind, who decide, after critical inspection, that they won't, when I have really never asked them to. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  11. I am unattached now, and having had no special duty for the last three months I have given myself over to thinking in a nasty morbid manner. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  12. We two were unattached, impersonal, moving without effort or exertion. – Jungle Peace by William Beebe
  13. The upshot is that Philautus eventually finds a maiden who is unattached and who is ready to return love for love. – John Lyly by John Dover Wilson
  14. It occurred to me on starting, that the desire of so many unattached young men to spend a week in the desert and the Fayoum, might not be unconnected with Miss Gilder's intention to join the party. – It Happened in Egypt by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson