unprofessed

unprofessed

(ˌʌnprəˈfɛst)
adj
not professed, not openly declared
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Benji's narrative fluctuates between his long-time, unprofessed love of Ellie; his desire to make it big and make it out of Bedford Falls; and his seemingly strained relationship with his grandfather, Sheriff Robert Lightman.
I experienced crushes and unrequited, unprofessed love.
There, pathetically, he collides with his son s mother's abhorrence of him for having raped her, into her unwillingness to relinquish the child, and into the unprofessed homosexuality that is his muddled life's source of vexation.
This group was divided into unprofessed Christians, who hid their religion and were not involved in any religious activities; and professed Christians, who openly expressed their religious beliefs and were affilated with an organized religious community.
While both display an unprofessed admiration for each other, their battle of wits makes for very comical banter.
57) To find the State of Alabama's blatantly racial gerrymander of newly exclusive boundaries for the city of Tuskegee, Alabama, unconstitutional, Wisdom said, "would compel the Court to go beneath the surface of the law and impute to the legislature an unprofessed subjective intention"(58) that nonetheless was readily visible to all.
32) As pious but unprofessed women, usually living collectively in communal institutions called beguinages, Flemish beguines were initially not subject to the authority of any religious rule, let alone to that of a distant bishop.
Most convents of Clarisse owned land that was cultivated with grains, olives, and grapes and worked by unprofessed lay sisters, tenants, and outside workers who were hired to perform specialized or heavy tasks and labor intensive jobs that needed extra hands, as illustrated on Sano's page for March [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 2 OMITTED].
This January, in celebration of National Slow Cooking Month, proud enthusiasts and unprofessed fans are invited to proclaim their love for the unsung kitchen hero -- the slow cooker -- in the first-ever "Ode to Slow Cooking" contest sponsored by Betty Crocker(R) Slow Cooker Helper(R).