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1. unspoken; not uttered or expressed, even as a whisper
2. literary (of air) not having been breathed
3. archaic not exercised; unpractised
4. archaic not having regained breath; still out of breath
5. archaic not out of breath



1. not breathed.
2. not disclosed, as a secret.
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So the still forenoon wore through, and at the end of it Kim's messenger dropped from the steep pasture as unbreathed as when she had set out.
Hard-handed men that work in Athens here, Which never labored in their minds till now, And now have toiled their unbreathed memories With this same play against your nuptial.
I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue, unexercised and unbreathed, that never sallies out and sees her adversary, but slinks out of the race, where that immortal garland is to be run for not without dust and heat.