One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Not pacified, placated, or satisfied.‘the woman still stood, wrathful and unappeased’
- ‘‘Don't worry about it,’ said Anthony, reaching for his own credit card, but I was unappeased.’
- ‘At two-and-a-half minutes, the standing ovation was short and critics of the looming war were unappeased, though other MPs said they had enjoyed their leader's eloquence.’
- ‘Our craving for justice is itself one way of negotiating our desire for the other: like Beloved's, however, this desire is bottomless, unappeased, and unappeasable.’
- ‘Even if there is a faint fuzziness about the conclusion, there is none about the depiction of the unappeased ache of joblessness.’
- ‘We also get little sense of dramatic contrast between Terry as he is and as he once was: he seems a permanently defeated character with some unappeased sadness in his soul.’
- ‘Even near the end he was unreconciled, unappeased, uncontent, undefeated.’
- ‘But it is one in which the full consequences of the unappeased lust for profits on the part of company's major shareholders - the biggest of whom is the German government with a share of 43 percent - is being forced onto Telekom's employees.’
- ‘She wants to move on to the short story, but I see her father's ghost is still unappeased.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.