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.
POLYNEICES Ah me, my sisters, shall I first lament My own afflictions, or my aged sire's, Whom here I find a castaway, with you, In a strange land, an ancient beggar clad In antic tatters, marring all his frame, While o'er the sightless orbs his unkept locks Float in the breeze; and, as it were to match, He bears a wallet against hunger's pinch.
She added: "In general, the majority of these dogs, they were in all sorts of different states of being unkept, their behaviour was very poor.
"She saw the men on a daily basis and ridiculed them for their dishevelled and unkept state, when she was partly responsible for their miserable condition and dehumanisation," the judge said.
Instead, they just might be able to galvanise the disenchantment of the Malays towards the government over various issues including unkept election promises.
Freddie's health plummeted during this time and was seen looking unkept and overweight in photos and videos at the time, as he fought to clear his name.
Summary: A falling economy, rising prices, broken promises, unkept pledges, the GST and a Hindutva movement that has sinister undertones don't impact the common ...
The city is still congested, making it hard for citizens to forget the unkept promise to reduce the hassle of walking through town.
Diseases are spreading just because of thickly populated unkept areas.