unilluminated

[ verb ih-loo-muh-neyt; adjective, noun ih-loo-muh-nit, -neyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF unilluminated
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The unilluminated Jews would have preferred that there should be no change in the laws.

But even in the deep shadows of the unilluminated pathways it was not quiet.

Wanting it, what savage unsocial nights must our ancestors have spent, wintering in caves and unilluminated fastnesses!

I'm afraid the only sure way is to keep on the unilluminated side of the Earth which is rather difficult to do.

The bald fact, unilluminated by a single particular, seemed to satisfy her.

We had turned off the road into a bare, grass-grown avenue, leading up to a red-brick house, unilluminated by a single light.

It pained me exceedingly to listen, for an hour, to my own dull and unilluminated lecture.

The dullest and most unilluminated text-book produced at the present day is far more correct than Anaxagoras.

We must clear up this unilluminated atmosphere, and here,—here is the true electric light which will irradiate its darkness.

Till then the book of nature presents us only with blank, unilluminated pages.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1500, "to light up, shine on," a back-formation from illumination, or else from Latin illuminatus, past participle of illuminare (see illumination). Earlier was enlumyen (late 14c.) "decorate written material with gold, silver, bright colors," from Old French enluminer, from Late Latin inluminare; also illumine (late 14c.). Related: Illuminated; illuminating.

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