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un·done

 (ŭn-dŭn′)
v.
Past participle of undo.

undone

(ʌnˈdʌn)
adj
1. not done or completed; unfinished
2. ruined; destroyed
3. unfastened; untied

un•done1

(ʌnˈdʌn)

adj.
not done; not accomplished.
[1250–1300]

un•done2

(ʌnˈdʌn)

v.
1. pp. of undo.
adj.
2. brought to destruction or ruin.
3. unfastened.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.undone - not doneundone - not done; "the work could be done or undone and nobody cared"
unfinished - not brought to an end or conclusion; "unfinished business"; "the building is still unfinished"
2.undone - doomed to extinctionundone - doomed to extinction      
unsuccessful - not successful; having failed or having an unfavorable outcome
3.undone - not fastened or tied or securedundone - not fastened or tied or secured; "her blouse had come undone at the neck"; "his shoelaces were undone"
unfastened - not closed or secured; "the car door was unfastened"; "unfastened seatbelts"
4.undone - thrown into a state of disorganization or incoherence; "price programs became unstuck because little grain was available"
disorganised, disorganized - lacking order or methodical arrangement or function; "a disorganized enterprise"; "a thousand pages of muddy and disorganized prose"; "she was too disorganized to be an agreeable roommate"

undone

1

undone

2
adjective (Literary) ruined, destroyed, overcome, hapless, forlorn, prostrate, wretched He is undone by his lack of inner substance.
Translations
غَيْر مَعْمول
nedodělaný
ugjort
el nem végzett
ófullgerîur
odpetodvezan
bitmemişyapılmamış

undone

[ˈʌnˈdʌn]
A. PP of undo
B. ADJ
1. (= unfastened) [clasp, blouse] → desabrochado; [zip, flies] → abierto; [tie, shoelace, knot] → desatado; [hair] → despeinado
to come undone [button] → desabrocharse; [parcel] → desatarse
2. (= not yet done) → por hacer
his desk was piled with work as yet undonesu escritorio estaba amontonado de trabajo por hacer
to leave sth undonedejar algo sin hacer
3. (= cancelled out) → deshecho
she has seen her life's work undoneha visto el trabajo de toda su vida deshecho
undone by ambitiondestrozado por la ambición
4. (o.f., liter) (= ruined) I am undone!¡estoy perdido!, ¡es mi ruina!

undone

[ˌʌnˈdʌn] adj
(= unfastened) [shoelaces, buttons, zip, knot] → défait(e)
to come undone [blouse, dress, shoelaces, buttons, zip, knot] → se défaire
(= unfinished) [work] → inachevé(e)
to leave sth undone → laisser qch inachevé(e)

undone

ptp of undo
adj
(= unfastened) button, shoelace, tie, hairoffen; to come undoneaufgehen
(= neglected) task, workunerledigt; to leave something undoneetw ungetan lassen; we have left undone what we ought to have done (Rel) → wir haben unser Tagwerk nicht getan
(= cancelled out) she has seen her life’s work undonesie musste zusehen, wie ihr Lebenswerk zerstört wurde
(obs: = ruined) I am undone!ich bin ruiniert; to be undonezu Fall gebracht werden

undone

[ʌnˈdʌn]
1. pp of undo
2. adj (unfastened, button) → sbottonato/a
to come undone → slacciarsi
to leave undone (shirt) → lasciare aperto/a or sbottonato/a (job) → non fare, lasciare da fare

undo

(anˈduː) past tense unˈdid (-ˈdid) : past participle unˈdone (-ˈdan) verb
1. to unfasten or untie. Could you undo the knot in this string?
2. to reverse, or destroy, the effect of. The evil that he did can never be undone.
unˈdoing noun
(the cause of) ruin or disaster. Gambling was his undoing.
unˈdone (-ˈdan) adjective
(of work, a task etc) not done, or not finished. I don't like going to bed leaving jobs/work undone.
References in classic literature ?
One of them picked up an axe that lay upon the path, and said, "I have found an axe." "Nay, my friend," replied the other, "do not say 'I,' but 'We' have found an axe." They had not gone far before they saw the owner of the axe pursuing them, and he who had picked up the axe said, "We are undone." "Nay," replied the other, "keep to your first mode of speech, my friend; what you thought right then, think right now.
But what is done can't be undone! Instead of moans and cries, they burst forth into loud donkey brays, which sounded very much like, "Haw!
I mean the injustice of endeavouring to supplant another in a heart of which he seems already in possession; but the determined resolution of Mr Western shows that, in this case, I shall, by so doing, promote the happiness of every party; not only that of the parent, who will thus be preserved from the highest degree of misery, but of both the others, who must be undone by this match.
I thought many ways that I had the worst of it, but his saying he was undone, and that he had no estate neither, put me into a mere distraction.
'You would indeed have been cheated, my dear,' says he, 'but you would not have been undone, for #15,000 would have maintained us both very handsomely in this country; and I assure you,' added he, 'I had resolved to have dedicated every groat of it to you; I would not have wronged you of a shilling, and the rest I would have made up in my affection to you, and tenderness of you, as long as I lived.'
'Tis something of relief even to be undone by a man of honour, rather than by a scoundrel; but here the greatest disappointment was on his side, for he had really spent a great deal of money, deluded by this madam the procuress; and it was very remarkable on what poor terms he proceeded.
The beautifull Augustus was arrested and we were all undone. Such perfidious Treachery in the merciless perpetrators of the Deed will shock your gentle nature Dearest Marianne as much as it then affected the Delicate sensibility of Edward, Sophia, your Laura, and of Augustus himself.
"Nothing must be left undone that could make their charges less likely to feel they wanted to run away" It may be that the circumstances that led them to need to be put under the state's wing in the first place makes them more prone to want to break free, to escape.
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Senate Pro Tempore Albert Chie says some key legislative instruments are left undone while the Liberian Senate goes for break.
"At the moment, what the future holds for us - myself and the players - is to work very hard in these remaining 10 games to make certain we leave nothing undone that could have been done.
It's a common issue: You tie your shoelaces, but before you know it, they've come undone. Why?