unsheltered


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unsheltered

(ʌnˈʃɛltəd)
adj
not sheltered
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Near the top of this hill, about two miles from Linden-Car, stood Wildfell Hall, a superannuated mansion of the Elizabethan era, built of dark grey stone, venerable and picturesque to look at, but doubtless, cold and gloomy enough to inhabit, with its thick stone mullions and little latticed panes, its time-eaten air-holes, and its too lonely, too unsheltered situation, - only shielded from the war of wind and weather by a group of Scotch firs, themselves half blighted with storms, and looking as stern and gloomy as the Hall itself.
Oh, how dreary it was--the thought of going out at the other end of the wood, into the unsheltered road, without having seen him.
We were in a bleak, unsheltered place, now, and had to trudge right along, in order to keep warm, though we rather expected to go over a precipice, sooner or later.
It belonged to a red-haired person - a youth of fifteen, as I take it now, but looking much older - whose hair was cropped as close as the closest stubble; who had hardly any eyebrows, and no eyelashes, and eyes of a red-brown, so unsheltered and unshaded, that I remember wondering how he went to sleep.
The latter, seen from above, presented, toward the west, so broad an horizon that it might have been called a sea; the distance between the two shores is so great that communication cannot be established, and storms are frequent and violent, for the winds sweep with fury over this elevated and unsheltered basin.
Grant's shrubbery, the weather being unusually mild for the time of year, and venturing sometimes even to sit down on one of the benches now comparatively unsheltered, remaining there perhaps till, in the midst of some tender ejaculation of Fanny's on the sweets of so protracted an autumn, they were forced, by the sudden swell of a cold gust shaking down the last few yellow leaves about them, to jump up and walk for warmth.
Cousin Caroline was a lady of very imposing height and circumference, but in spite of her size and her handsome trappings, there was something exposed and unsheltered in her expression, as if for many summers her thin red skin and hooked nose and reduplication of chins, so much resembling the profile of a cockatoo, had been bared to the weather; she was, indeed, a single lady; but she had, it was the habit to say, "made a life for herself," and was thus entitled to be heard with respect.
She lay there, a distressed, unsheltered, senseless creature.
Winter holidays don't bring much cheer for the unsheltered, except for the hope that people they meet may be a tad more compassionate.
But for many reasons - lack of temporary housing, insufficient social programs for people with mental illness, rules for involuntary commitment and her own streak of fiercely independent self-sabotage - Hughes remains unsheltered and still in danger.
Of the 1,751 people who were counted on that one night, 649 were in shelters (115th in the nation) and 1,102 were unsheltered (37th).
Not only are they without shelter, they are also without adequate access to sanitary facilities, which greatly affects the health and safety of both the unsheltered population and the entire community.