unmilitary

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ military

Adjective[edit]

unmilitary (comparative more unmilitary, superlative most unmilitary)

  1. Not military.
    • 1860, Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons, Accounts and Papers of the House of Commons (page 72)
      The Indian military system is full of unmilitary anomalies, all productive of irresponsibility and undiscipline.
    • Thomas Carlyle
      National Guards and Soldiers of the line [] fall into disorderly street-processions, constitutional unmilitary exclamations and hurrahings.