unfought

unfought

(ʌnˈfɔːt) or

unfoughten

adj
(of a victory, battle, etc) not fought
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On September 11, 2001, 7 WTC, a 47-story steel-framed high-rise in Manhattan's World Trade Center Complex, was showered by massive amounts of hot debris ejected during the collapse of 1 WTC, destroying portions of the structural system and igniting fires on multiple floors, which burned, unfought, throughout the day.
made it abundantly clear that the ousting of their beloved leader would not go unfought.
Fires, unfought, burned in various sections from the phosphorus shells lobbed in by the 4.
It's what's latent in the soil, what's breeding; it's the days to come, the wars unfought, the injuries and deaths that, like seeds, the soil of England is keeping warm.
Our knowledge of Latvian politics might be a little limited but it takes only a couple of minutes to become embroiled in an unfought civil war between "Russians" and the Nazi Latvians.
The squirming comes from knowing Marcus is both right and wrong to argue in such away; it's easy to recall being that adolescent trapped in a senseless bureaucracy, absolutely convinced of the rightness of the cause and unable to see that some battles are best left unfought.
When he wasn't rooting on his Cubbies, Royko was taking sides in various fights that might otherwise have gone unfought.
For example, an episode during his French period--an exchange of letters about an unfought duel--is illuminated by an excursus on the culture of the duel.
With the words "Feallan sculon / haeone aet hilde" (54b-55a, heathens shall fall in battle), he responds to the viking threat with a counter threat, and then provides this reason for his response: "Too shameful it seems to me that you should go to your ship with our tribute money unfought, now that you this far hither have come on to our land" (55b-58).
In contrast, the Bush administration has left the war of ideas unfought (19) and left al-Qaeda's propaganda largely unanswered.
Since unfought battles are much cheaper than real ones, you can fight more of them, but with the same expenditure of scarce manpower, time, and money.
German war is a step from an uncertain present into an unknown future--the fate which lurks hidden in the womb of a still unfought battle--in French war the step into the unknown is taken from the sure basis of the known.