unassuaged

[ uh-sweyj, uh-sweyzh ]SEE DEFINITION OF unassuaged
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In these dark hours there was no place in her heart for aught but unassuaged grief.

But Nature did not achieve the task that Mr. Balfour had attempted; and my anguish was unassuaged.

It was the culmination after a year of misery and unassuaged grieving for her loss.

An unassuaged longing may serve to preserve youth as well as an undestroyed illusion; indeed, the two are one.

His thirst is unassuaged; his taste for enterprises foredoomed to failure is incurable.

Lahiri Mahasaya's cheerful mood was incomprehensible; I was still in the unassuaged agony of bereavement.

Still does it tear belated, unassuaged, In wreck about the Mind's aspiring fanes.

Poor Miss Clinker's happy summer with her mother was being a good deal dimmed by her unassuaged sympathy and commiseration.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, from Anglo-French assuager, Old French assoagier "soften, moderate, alleviate, calm, soothe, pacify," from Vulgar Latin *adsuaviare, from Latin ad- "to" (see ad-) + suavis "sweet, agreeable" (see sweet). For sound development in French, cf. deluge from Latin diluvium, abridge from abbreviare. Related: Assuaged; assuaging.

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