Definitions for unmakeʌnˈmeɪk

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word unmake

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unmake, undo(verb)

    deprive of certain characteristics


  1. unmake(Verb)

    To destroy; to cause (a made article) to lose its nature.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unmake(verb)

    to destroy the form and qualities of; to deprive of being; to uncreate

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. William Henry Harrison:

    The broad foundation upon which our Constitution rests being the people—a breath of theirs having made, as a breath can unmake, change, or modify it—it can be assigned to none of the great divisions of government but to that of democracy.

  2. Marguerite Duras:

    She represents the un-vowed aspiration of the male human being, his potential infidelity -- and infidelity of a very special kind, which would lead him to the opposite of his wife, to the woman of wax whom he could model at will, make and unmake in any way he wished, even unto death.


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