unrhymed

[ UK /ʌnɹˈa‍ɪmd/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. not having rhyme
    writing unrhymed blank verse is like playing tennis without a net
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How To Use unrhymed In A Sentence

  • But unrhymed lyrics are a different and more provocative thing. The Times Literary Supplement
  • Sole's unrhymed verse gets a little tedious after 17 tracks.
  • Our hearing is indissolubly wedded to five-beat Shakespearean blank verse, usually unrhymed iambic pentameter.
  • writing unrhymed blank verse is like playing tennis without a net
  • Much of this poetry fell squarely in the northern European tradition, and the literary revival of the north-west and the Midlands in the fourteenth century was mainly of alliterative, unrhymed verse.
  • From Wintering Out through North, Heaney had normally used an unrhymed quatrain with short lines of irregular metre.
  • -- In spite of my unwillingness to imply any possible belief of mine that the preceding unrhymed narratives can enter into competition with the elaborate poems of the author of "The Earthly Paradise," yet the similarity of subjects, and the imputation of plagiarism already made in private circles, induce me to remark that "Admetus" was completed before the publication of the "Love of Alcestis," and The Poems of Emma Lazarus, Volume 1
  • I was writing unrhymed sonnets - the arbitrariness of the form, however vestigial, as a container.
  • At times the unrhymed lines slip into tautology, but such moments are rare. The Times Literary Supplement
  • You'll hear how the stanza rounds off the sequence of long, unrhymed lines with a bob-and-wheel, a series of shorter, rhyming lines that also alliterate.
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