unkept


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un·kept

 (ŭn-kĕpt′)
adj.
1. Unkempt: an unkept cemetery plot.
2. Not kept or fulfilled: an unkept promise.

unkept

(ʌnˈkɛpt)
adj
1. (of a promise, secret, appointment, etc) broken or disregarded
2. (of a person or property) not maintained or looked after
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unkept - (especially of promises or contracts) having been violated or disregardedunkept - (especially of promises or contracts) having been violated or disregarded; "broken (or unkept) promises"; "broken contracts"
contract - a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law
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I follow another, easier, and to my mind wiser course, and that is to rail at the frivolity of women, at their inconstancy, their double dealing, their broken promises, their unkept pledges, and in short the want of reflection they show in fixing their affections and inclinations.
And should any one in any case be content that his oath shall go unkept on a merely unsubstantial controversy as to HOW it shall be kept?
Roxana stood awhile looking mutely down on him while he writhed in shame and went on incoherently babbling self-accusations mixed with pitiful attempts at explanation and palliation of his crime; then she seated herself and took off her hat, and her unkept masses of long brown hair tumbled down about her shoulders.
At the time, code enforcement officers from the city had visited the neighbourhood and were citing homes with unkept yards, said Gary Stein, 32, who lives on the street.
You must always pay attention to your nails because pretty rings and unkept nails do''t go together.
He also said he expected the Berlin Process projects to become reality instead of unkept promises.
His resignation was "the consequence of unkept commitments to our armed forces and of a form of humiliation of the military institution that betrays a febrility at the highest level of the state", said Bernerd Accoyer, general secretary of the centre-right Les Republicains party.
However, while Swift's quirky dance moves aren't necessarily an unkept secret (it's been heavily memed at awards shows), is there a possibility that she may hold back a bit to impress her new beau, Alwyn?
However, the pace of that improvement has been woefully slow, and far too many promises remain unkept (affordable housing, 24-hour electricity and fast internet, to name a few).
Such disagreements with the powers that be at the various clubs he has managed over the past decade-and-a-half have proven commonplace, although Benitez's dissatisfaction at United risks boiling over if he believes promises continue to go unkept for the second successive transfer window.
or arranges the scope of unkept promises, partly a function of memory,
That window, during which Benitez believes promises were broken and assurances unkept, led to a breakdown in trust between the United boss and the club's hierarchy.